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The Resource The wolves at the door : the true story of America's greatest female spy, Judith L. Pearson

The wolves at the door : the true story of America's greatest female spy, Judith L. Pearson

Label
The wolves at the door : the true story of America's greatest female spy
Title
The wolves at the door
Title remainder
the true story of America's greatest female spy
Statement of responsibility
Judith L. Pearson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Virginia Hall sought a career in Foreign Service in 1930s Europe, but a physical handicap, her gender, and her outspoken political views stymied her diplomatic ambitions. A secret British intelligence group trained her in non-traditional sabotage techniques, and she became the greatest World War II spy heroine
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pearson, Judith
Dewey number
  • 940.54/8673/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
UB271.U52
LC item number
G6 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Goillot, Virginia
  • Goillot, Virginia
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Spies
  • Intelligence officers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Intelligence officers
  • Secret service
  • Spies
  • Underground movements, War
  • France
  • United States
Label
The wolves at the door : the true story of America's greatest female spy, Judith L. Pearson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
A paperback reprint of the hardbound, with a new afterword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Altered course -- First steps -- A vanished dream -- The Blitzkrieg -- Vive la France -- The dark years begin -- The making of a spy -- Into the wolves' lair -- Resistance is born -- No rest for the weary -- And the walls close in -- Flight -- Biding time -- Return to war -- Le jour J -- Aux armes, citoyens -- Death of the wolf -- The dawn of a new world
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 262 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781599210728
Lccn
2010485675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)252827978
  • (OCoLC)ocn252827978
  • 3634718
Label
The wolves at the door : the true story of America's greatest female spy, Judith L. Pearson
Publication
Copyright
Note
A paperback reprint of the hardbound, with a new afterword
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Altered course -- First steps -- A vanished dream -- The Blitzkrieg -- Vive la France -- The dark years begin -- The making of a spy -- Into the wolves' lair -- Resistance is born -- No rest for the weary -- And the walls close in -- Flight -- Biding time -- Return to war -- Le jour J -- Aux armes, citoyens -- Death of the wolf -- The dawn of a new world
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 262 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781599210728
Lccn
2010485675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)252827978
  • (OCoLC)ocn252827978
  • 3634718

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