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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
Title variation
Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington
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
940.54684
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dahl, Roald
  • Dahl, Roald
  • Dahl, Roald
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Propaganda, British
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
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
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0813/2008012483.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-376) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
1. The Usual Drill -- 2. Piece of Cake -- 3. Enthusiastic Amateurs -- 4. Special Relationships -- 5. Buffers -- 6. One Long Loaf -- 7. The War in Washington -- 8. Dirty Work -- 9. Good Value -- 10. Enemy Maneuvers -- 11. The Glamour Set -- 12. Full Lives
Control code
000042876698
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xx, 393 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743294584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)213495389
Label
The irregulars : Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington, Jennet Conant
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0813/2008012483.html
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 370-376) and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
1. The Usual Drill -- 2. Piece of Cake -- 3. Enthusiastic Amateurs -- 4. Special Relationships -- 5. Buffers -- 6. One Long Loaf -- 7. The War in Washington -- 8. Dirty Work -- 9. Good Value -- 10. Enemy Maneuvers -- 11. The Glamour Set -- 12. Full Lives
Control code
000042876698
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xx, 393 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743294584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)213495389

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