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The Resource A cool and lonely courage : the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France, Susan Ottaway

A cool and lonely courage : the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France, Susan Ottaway

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A cool and lonely courage : the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France
Title
A cool and lonely courage
Title remainder
the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France
Statement of responsibility
Susan Ottaway
Title variation
  • Cool & lonely courage
  • Sister spies in Occupied France
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eileen Nearne and her sister Jacqueline were agents for the Special Operations Executive during the Second World War, working undercover in Nazi-occupied France to send crucial intelligence to the Allies. But the war dealt these sisters a cruel hand. While Jacqueline narrowly evaded capture, Eileen was arrested and tortured by the Gestapo before being incarcerated in Ravensbruck concentration camp. She was only 23
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Sisters, secrets and sacrifice
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Ottaway, Susan
Dewey number
940.54/860922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S8
LC item number
N43 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nearne, Eileen
  • Nearne, Jacqueline
  • Great Britain
  • Radio operators
  • Women spies
  • Spies
  • World War, 1939-1945
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A cool and lonely courage : the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France, Susan Ottaway
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain as Sisters, secrets and sacrifice by HarperCollins Publishers, March 2013"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-314) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Exile -- Secrets and lies -- A shaky start -- Escape -- Broken promises -- Betrayal -- Buckmaster passes the buck -- Coming home -- Monumental errors -- An uncomfortable journey -- The deadly discovery -- A bad decision -- A brilliant actress -- Torture -- Didi vanishes -- The end of the line -- Lost opportunity -- The getaway -- A narrow escape -- Allies or enemies? -- Thoughtless demands -- Adventures, problems, and losses -- The ultimate secret agent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
viii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780316326988
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014937389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A cool and lonely courage : the untold story of sister spies in Occupied France, Susan Ottaway
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain as Sisters, secrets and sacrifice by HarperCollins Publishers, March 2013"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Exile -- Secrets and lies -- A shaky start -- Escape -- Broken promises -- Betrayal -- Buckmaster passes the buck -- Coming home -- Monumental errors -- An uncomfortable journey -- The deadly discovery -- A bad decision -- A brilliant actress -- Torture -- Didi vanishes -- The end of the line -- Lost opportunity -- The getaway -- A narrow escape -- Allies or enemies? -- Thoughtless demands -- Adventures, problems, and losses -- The ultimate secret agent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
viii, 324 pages
Isbn
9780316326988
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014937389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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