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The spy who loved : the secrets and lives of Christine Granville / Clare Mulley.

By: Mulley, Clare.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2012Edition: First U.S. edition.Description: xix, 426 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781250030320 (hbk.); 1250030323 (hbk.); 9781250030337 (ebk.); 1250030331 (ebk.).Subject(s): Skarbek, Krystyna, 1908-1952 | Women spies -- Great Britain -- Biography | Spies -- Great Britain -- Biography | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great BritainDDC classification: 940.54/8641092 | B
Contents:
Stories of trust and betrayal -- Borderlands -- Two weddings and a war -- Hungarian embraces -- Polish resistance -- A string of arrests -- Travels in an opel -- Cold in Cairo -- The beautiful spy -- Our woman in Algiers -- A French occupation -- The battle of Vercors -- Switching allegiances -- Operation liberté -- Mission impossible -- Second-class citizen -- Deep water -- Brutal end -- The afterlife of Christine Granville.
Summary: Explores the life and career of one of Britain's most daring and highly decorated special agents, whose gathered intelligence and courage provided a significant contribution to the Allied war effort in World War II.
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Explores the life and career of one of Britain's most daring and highly decorated special agents, whose gathered intelligence and courage provided a significant contribution to the Allied war effort in World War II.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 398-411) and index.

Stories of trust and betrayal -- Borderlands -- Two weddings and a war -- Hungarian embraces -- Polish resistance -- A string of arrests -- Travels in an opel -- Cold in Cairo -- The beautiful spy -- Our woman in Algiers -- A French occupation -- The battle of Vercors -- Switching allegiances -- Operation liberté -- Mission impossible -- Second-class citizen -- Deep water -- Brutal end -- The afterlife of Christine Granville.

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