Format

Book

Author

Purnell, Sonia, author.

Title

A woman of no importance : the untold story of the American spy who helped win WWII / Sonia Purnell.

Description

352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Summary

Traces the story of mid-twentieth-century spy Virginia Hall, detailing her pivotal role in coordinating Resistance activities in Europe that helped change the course of World War II.

Subjects
  • Goillot, Virginia, 1906-1982.
  • Women spies -- United States -- Biography.
  • Spies -- United States -- Biography.
  • Intelligence service -- United States -- Biography.
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States.
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-334) and index.
  • Bklst 02/15/2019
  • LJ 03/01/2019
  • PW 02/18/2019
  • Kirkus 01/15/2019
Contents

The dream -- Cometh the hour -- My tart friends -- Good-bye to Dindy -- Twelve minutes, twelve men -- Honeycomb of spies -- Cruel mountain -- Agent most wanted -- Scores to settle -- Madonna of the mountains -- From the skies above -- The CIA years.

LCCN

2018060359

ISBN
  • 9780735225299
  • 073522529X
System Availability

1

Current Holds

0

Call Number

940.54 PURNELL, SONIA

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