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Author Bar-Joseph, Uri, author.

Title The angel : the Egyptian spy who saved Israel / Uri Bar-Joseph ; translated from the Hebrew-language edition by David Hazony.

Publication Info. New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Marwan,A BAR    Available
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description ix, 372 pages. 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary "The first English-language book to tell the sensational story of Ashraf Marwan, a top Egyptian official who spied for the Mossad and almost singlehandedly saved Israel from defeat in the Yom Kippur War. The Angel is a gripping feat of reportage that blows open the Mossad and reveals the shocking truth behind Marwan's mysterious death"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-355) and index.
Contents The funeral and the mystery -- Cairo, 1944-1970: beginnings -- London, 1970: contact -- April 1971: enter military intelligence -- May 1971: liftoff -- The dream of every spy agency on Earth -- Sadat's emissary for special affairs -- Egypt girds for war -- Final preparations and an intermezzo in Rome -- Signing at sundown on Saturday -- Dovecote: warning and war -- The rise and fall of Ashraf Marwan -- An angel in the city, a son-in-law exposed -- Fallen angel.
Subject Marwān, Ashraf, 1944-2007.
Politicians -- Egypt -- Biography.
Spies -- Israel -- Biography.
Spies -- Egypt -- Biography.
Israel. Mosad le-modiʻin ṿe-tafḳidim meyuḥadim.
Israel-Arab War, 1973 -- Military intelligence -- Israel.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Hazony, David, translator.
Added Title Malʼakh. English
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