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Barcode30293102003840
StatusChecked Out
LocationClark County
Call NoB Bake
TitleAgent Josephine : American beauty, French hero, British spy / Damien Lewis.
AuthorLewis, Damien. author.
CollectionNF Biography
Total Circ2
NumReserves0
Reserve Item

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StatusLocationBarcodeCall NoCreated OnIssue NameCirc StatusTemp Loc
Checked OutClark County30293102003840B Bake8/15/2022 Due on 10/22/2022Clark County

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781541700666 (hardcover)
International Standard Book Number 154170066X (hardcover)
Personal Name Lewis, Damien. author.
Title Statement Agent Josephine : American beauty, French hero, British spy / Damien Lewis.
Edition Statement First US edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : PublicAffairs, 2022.
Physical Description xxvi, 466 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
General Note Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain in 2022 by Quercus Editions Ltd.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-452) and index.
Formatted Contents Note A traitor unmasked -- An honourable spy -- From Paris with love -- A most sensational woman -- The darkness descends -- It can't always be caviar -- The enemy at the gates -- The iron resistance -- Stardom, her cloak and her dagger -- The black angel -- Invisible ink and secret steamships -- On the Gestapo hitlist -- Abandon all hope -- Unbreakable -- The twelve apostles -- Dances with death -- Operation Josephine B -- Operation Underworld -- Captured, imprisoned -- The grim reaper calls -- Lighting the torch -- Die another day -- Into the heat and dust -- Liberation day -- A song for Buchenwald -- Epilogue.
Summary, Etc. "In Agent Josephine, bestselling author Damien Lewis uncovers this little-known history of the famous singer's life. During the war years, as a member of the French Nurse paratroopers--a cover for her spying work--Baker participated in numerous clandestine activities and emerged as a formidable spy. In turn, she was a hero of the three countries in whose name she served--the US, France, and Britain"-- Provided by publisher
Subject-Personal Name Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Women spies Great Britain Biography.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term African American women dancers France Biography.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term World War, 1939-1945 African Americans France Biography.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term World War, 1939-1945 Women France Biography.
Index Term-Genre/Form Biographies.

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