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Purnell, Sonia

6 holds on 8 copies

Summary: "The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World War In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." This spy was Virginia Hall, a young American woman--rejected from the foreign service because of her gender and her prosthetic leg--who talked her way into the spy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Hale, Nathan

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Nathan Hale, the author's historical namesake, was America's first spy, a Revolutionary War hero who famously said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" before being hanged by the British. In the Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales series, author Nathan Hale channels his namesake to present history's roughest, toughest, and craziest stories in the graphic novel format.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amulet Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J GRAPHIC HAL

Jones, Carrie.

Summary: A picture book biography of Sarah Emma Edmonds, a Canadian-born woman who served as a spy in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carolrhoda Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EDM

Dillon, Eva

Summary: "A riveting true-life thriller and revealing memoir from the daughter of an American intelligence officer--the astonishing true story of two spies and their families on opposite sides of the Cold War. In the summer of 1975, seventeen-year-old Eva Dillon's family was living in New Delhi when her father was exposed as a CIA spy. Eva had long believed that her father was a U.S. State Department...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McCann, Hugh Wray.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arbor Cove Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 NICHOLAS, JOHNNY MCC

Rockwell, Anne F.

Summary: The true story of James Lafayette, a spy in the American Revolution. After America won its freedom, James returned to slavery. But James's fight for freedom wasn't over.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SPY

Abbott, Karen

Summary: "The never-before-told story of four real-life women who risked everything to take on a life of espionage during the Civil War"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 ABB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 Abbott 2014

Jamali, Naveed

Summary: "In 2008, almost two decades after the Cold War was officially consigned to the history books, an average American guy in his twenties helped to bring down a top Russian spy based at the United Nations. This American had no formal espionage training. Everything he knew about spying he'd learned from books, movies, video games, and TV. And yet, with the help of an initially reluctant FBI duo, he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 JAM

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JAMALI, NAVEED JAM

Duffy, Peter

Summary: An account of a virtually unknown pre-World War II counterespionage operation describes how naturalized German-American agent William G. Sebold became the FBI's first double agent and was a pivotal figure in the arrests of 33 enemy agents for the Nazis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 DUF

Rose, Alexander

Summary: In the summer of 1778, General Washington needed to know where the British would strike next. To that end, he unleashed an unlikely ring of spies in New York charged with discovering the enemy's battle plans. Washington's band included a young Quaker torn between political principle and family loyalty, a swashbuckling sailor addicted to the perils of espionage, a hard-drinking barkeep, a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2007

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Shackley, Theodore.

Summary: "But who was the real Ted Shackley? In Spymaster, he has told the story of his entire remarkable career for the first time. With the assistance of fellow former CIA officer Richard A. Finney, he discusses the consequential posts he held in Berlin, Miami, Laos, Vietnam, and Washington, where he was intimately involved in some of the key intelligence operations of the Cold War. During his long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHACKLEY, TED SHA

Stevens, Bryna.

Summary: A biography of the woman who, disguised as a man, moved behind Confederate lines to spy for the Union during the Civil War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Pub. Co. 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.785 STE

Devine, Jack

Summary: A CIA veteran with extensive experience in covert operations presents a guide to the art of spycraft while illuminating the CIA's essential role, sharing a cautionary message about its recent transition toward paramilitary activities.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DEVINE, JACK DEV

Waller, Douglas C.

Summary: "The author of the critically acclaimed bestseller Wild Bill Donovan, tells the story of four OSS warriors of World War II. All four later led the CIA. They are the most famous and controversial directors the CIA has ever had-- Allen Dulles, Richard Helms, William Colby, and William Casey. Disciples is the story of these dynamic agents and their daring espionage and sabotage in wartime Europe...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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

Sulick, Michael J.

Summary: Can you keep a secret? Maybe you can, but the United States government cannot. Since the birth of our country, nations large and small, from Russia and China to Ghana and Ecuador, have stolen the most precious secrets of the United States. Written by a former director of the CIA's clandestine service, this work presents a history of more than thirty espionage cases inside the United States....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Georgetown University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.12 SUL

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ca

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CAT

Hoffman, David E. (David Emanuel)

Summary: "While getting into his car on the evening of February 16, 1978, the chief of the CIA's Moscow station was handed an envelope by an unknown Russian. Its contents stunned the Americans: details of top-secret Soviet research and development in military technology that was totally unknown to the United States. From 1979 to 1985, Adolf Tolkachev, an engineer at a military research center, cracked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 HOF

O'Neill, Eric

Summary: "A cybersecurity expert and former FBI "ghost" tells the thrilling story of how he helped take down notorious FBI mole Robert Hanssen, the first Russian cyber spy. Eric O'Neill was only twenty-six when he was tapped for the case of a lifetime: a one-on-one undercover investigation of the FBI's top target, a man suspected of spying for the Russians for nearly two decades, giving up nuclear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1247 ONE

Jones, Carrie

Summary: "Biography of Major League Baseball catcher and coach who was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BER

Miller, Scott

Summary: "Presents an account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of disenchanted Germans in a plot to assassinate Hitler and end World War II before the invasion of opportunistic Russian forces,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DULLES, ALLEN MIL

Shelton, Christina.

Summary: Documents the lesser-known story of a high-level State Department official who in the late 1940s was charged with spying for the Soviet Union, arguing that the case was shaped by missed opportunities and poor judgments that also reflected period Soviet infiltration and American counter-intelligence analytic failures.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Threshold Editions 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.12092 SHE

Denson, Bryan

Summary: "A high-speed, high-stakes account of [the] riveting true story of a father's deception, a son's loyalty, and the terrible costs of betraying both country and kin"--Back jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 DEN

Eisner, Peter

Summary: The true story of three intrepid people who successfully eluded the Japanese in Manila for more than two years, sabotaging enemy efforts and preparing the way for MacArthur's return. One was a debonair polo-playing expatriate businessman who was also a U.S. Navy intelligence officer. Another was a defiant enlisted American soldier. And the third was a wily American woman, an intinerant torch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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

Janeczko, Paul B.

Summary: A collection of true spy stories from throughout the history of the United States, discussing personalities, missions, traitors, technological advances, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 JAN