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The Resource The irregulars : Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington, Jennet Conant

The irregulars : Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington, Jennet Conant

Label
The irregulars : Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington
Title
The irregulars
Title remainder
Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington
Statement of responsibility
Jennet Conant
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Conant tells the story of young writer Roald Dahl who is assigned by His Majesty's Government to Washington, D.C. as a diplomat to gather intelligence about America's isolationist circles. In the course of his "spying," he meets or works closely with David Ogilvy, Ian Fleming, and the great spymaster William Stephenson (aka Intrepid)
Summary
Describes the covert intelligence operations of allied forces during World War II as experienced by wounded RAF pilot Roald Dahl, a patriot who used his charm and wits to infiltrate the upper reaches of Georgetown society and influence U.S. policy in favor of England
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
271793
Cataloging source
DLC
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Conant, Jennet
Dewey number
940.54/86410973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.S8
LC item number
D234 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dahl, Roald
  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Propaganda, British
Target audience
adult
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Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington
Label
The irregulars : Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington, Jennet Conant
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-376) and index
Contents
The usual drill -- Piece of cake -- Enthusiastic amateurs -- Special relationships -- Buffers -- One long loaf -- The war in Washington -- Dirty work -- Good value -- Enemy maneuvers -- The glamour set -- Full lives
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xx, 393 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743294584
Lccn
2008012483
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)213495389
Label
The irregulars : Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington, Jennet Conant
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-376) and index
Contents
The usual drill -- Piece of cake -- Enthusiastic amateurs -- Special relationships -- Buffers -- One long loaf -- The war in Washington -- Dirty work -- Good value -- Enemy maneuvers -- The glamour set -- Full lives
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xx, 393 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743294584
Lccn
2008012483
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)213495389

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