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Code name: Lise : the true story of the woman who became WWII's most highly decorated spy / Larry Loftis.

Loftis, Larry, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501198656
  • ISBN: 1501198653
  • Physical Description: xxi, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-350) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dramatis personae -- Preface -- Prologue -- Duty -- Jinxed -- Mission to Marseille -- The briefcase -- Control -- The kiss -- Pearl of the French Alps -- Grand Duke -- Lifeless -- The beam -- They will send for you -- Tick, tick -- The Black Hollow -- Viennese waltzes -- All my love -- Lily of the valley -- The bunker -- The slaughter -- Still warm -- Pierre -- Hunting the hunter -- Fanning the damned -- Completing the loop -- Epilogue -- Appendix: the SOE official history affair.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
Subject: Odette, 1912-1995.
Prisoner of war.
True crime.
Odette, 1912-1995.
World War (1939-1945)
True crime.
Odette, 1912-1995.
Spies > Great Britain > Biography.
Espionage.
Secret service > Great Britain > Biography.
Women spies > Great Britain > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / Military / World War II.
TRUE CRIME / Espionage.
Espionage.
Secret service.
Spies.
Underground movements, War.
Women spies.
France.
Great Britain.
Spies > Great Britain > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France.
Women spies > Great Britain > Biography.
Genre: Nonfiction.
Biographies.
Biography.
Biographies.
Nonfiction.