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Loftis, Larry

2 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ODE

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Loftis, Larry

Summary: The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father's footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission. As they successfully complete mission after mission, Peter and Odette fall in love. All the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ODETTE LOF

Ottaway, Susan.

Summary: Eileen Nearne and her sister Jacqueline were agents for the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War, working undercover in Nazi-occupied France to send crucial intelligence to the Allies. But the war dealt these sisters a cruel hand. While Jacqueline narrowly evaded capture, Eileen was arrested and tortured by the Gestapo before being incarcerated in Ravensbruck concentration...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little Brown & Company 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 OTT

Olson, Lynne

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: "The little-known story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II ... In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege and known for her beauty and glamour, became the leader of a vast intelligence organization--the only woman to serve as a chef de résistance during the war. Strong-willed,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOURCADE, MARIE-MADELEINE OLS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B FOURCADE FOU

Hayes, Paddy

Summary: In Queen of Spies, Paddy Hayes recounts the fascinating story of the evolution of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) from World War II to the Cold War through the eyes of Daphne Park, one of its outstanding and most unusual operatives. He provides the reader with one of the most intimate narratives yet of how the modern SIS actually went about its business whether in Moscow, Hanoi,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Duckworth 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PARK, DAPHNE HAY

Loftis, Larry

Summary: "The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: LPB LISE LOF

Macintyre, Ben

Summary: Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the most remarkable double agents Britain has ever produced. In 1941, after training as a German spy in occupied France, Chapman was parachuted into Britain with orders to blow up an airplane factory. Instead, he contacted MI5, the British Secret Service. For the next four years, he worked as a double agent,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 MAC

Lovell, Mary S.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 LOV

Talty, Stephan.

Summary: Describes the life of Juan Pujol, a poultry farmer who opposed the Nazis and concocted a series of staggering lies that lead to his becoming one of Germany's most valued spies, while actually acting as a double-agent for the Allies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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Philipps, Roland

Summary: Donald Maclean was one of the most treacherous spies of the Cold War era, a member of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spy ring. Yet little is known of this shrewd, secretive man. The full extent of his betrayal has never been documented; until now.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: Told in the words of Gertrude Bell, an English explorer, spy, archaeologist, and diplomat, recounts the events of her life that shaped the modern Middle East after World War I.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2019

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV LET

Hutton, Robert

Summary: "The never-before-told story of Eric Roberts, who infiltrated a network of Nazi sympathizers in Great Britain in order to protect the country from the grips of fascism June 1940: Europe has fallen to Adolf Hitler's army, and Britain is his next target. Winston Churchill exhorts the country to resist the Nazis, and the nation seems to rally behind him. But in secret, some British citizens are...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

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Loftis, Larry

Summary: On a cool August evening in 1941, a Serbian playboy created a stir at Casino Estoril in Portugal by throwing down an outrageously large baccarat bet to humiliate his opponent. The Serbian was a British double agent, and the money―which he had just stolen from the Germans―belonged to the British. From the sideline, watching with intent interest was none other than Ian Fleming… The Serbian was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 POPOV, DUSKO LOF

Loftis, Larry.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2016

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 921 POPOV, DUSKO LOF

Crown, Sarah Rose.

Summary: "The dramatic, inspiring story of the extraordinary women recruited by Britain's elite spy agency to sabotage the Nazis, shore up the Resistance, and pave the way for Allied victory in World War II."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 CRO

Loftis, Larry.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2016

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Lownie, Andrew

Summary: "Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of The Cambridge Spies--Maclean, Philby, Blunt--brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union. An engaging and charming companion to many, an unappealing, utterly ruthless manipulator to others, Burgess rose through academia, the BBC, the Foreign Office, MI5 and MI6, gaining access to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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Philipps, Roland

Summary: "Donald Maclean was one of the most treacherous spies of the Cold War era, a member of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spy ring. Yet little is known of this shrewd, secretive man. The full extent of his betrayal has never been documented--until now. Drawing on the recent release of previously classified files, A Spy Named Orphan meticulously documents the extraordinary story of a man leading a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MACLEAN, DONALD PHI

Summary: Juan Pujol Garcia, self-made double agent, is the only person to have been decorated by both the Allies and the Axis for service during World War II. The man whom British intelligence code-named Garbo and Germans dubbed Arabel, fed false information to the Nazis and fabricated a network of phantom agents across Europe. In this documentary thriller, director Edmon Roch interweaves fragments of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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Rose, Sarah.

Summary: Follows the journey of Robert Fortune, a Scottish gardener, who was deployed by the British East India Company to steal China's tea secrets in 1848.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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Macintyre, Ben

Summary: The best-selling author of Operation Mincemeat presents a definitive portrait of the notorious 20th-century spy that discusses his rise in MI6, high-profile intelligence friendships and 20-year espionage operation that culminated in his 1963 defection to Moscow.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.1247 MAC

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PHILBY, KIM MAC

Roch, Edmon

Summary: Tells the story of WWII double agent Juan Pujol, aka Garbo, who ultimately sided with the Allies and helped defeat the Nazis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GAR

Carew, Keggie

Summary: "Keggie Carew grew up in the gravitational field of an unorthodox father who lived on his wits and dazzling charm. In her adult life, Keggie's relationship to her father became strained, but a new door opens when her stepmother dies, leaving the octogenarian Tom Carew in his children's care. As Tom's memory begins to fail with dementia, Keggie embarks on a quest to reconstruct the story of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 CAR

Findlay, Jean.

Summary: "The thrilling first-ever biography of Proust translator C.K. Scott Moncrieff, penned by his great-great-niece. 'And suddenly the memory returns. The taste was that of the little crumb of madeleine which on Sunday mornings at Combray (because on those mornings I did not go out before church-time), when I went to say good day to her in her bedroom, my aunt Léonie used to give me.' With these...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MONCRIEFF, C.K. SCOTT FIN