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Agent Josephine : American beauty, French hero, British spy  Cover Image Book Book

Agent Josephine : American beauty, French hero, British spy

Lewis, Damien (author.).

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  • ISBN: 154170066X
  • ISBN: 9781541700666
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 466 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2022.
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    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 4 / 5.0

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-410) and index.
Summary, etc.: "In Agent Josephine, bestselling author Damien Lewis uncovers this little-known history of the famous singer's life. During the war years, as a member of the French Nurse paratroopers--a cover for her spying work--Baker participated in numerous clandestine activities and emerged as a formidable spy. In turn, she was a hero of the three countries in whose name she served--the US, France, and Britain"--
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Underground movements
World War, 1939-1945 Women France Biography
World War, 1939-1945 France African Americans Biography
African American women dancers France Biography
Women spies Great Britain Biography
Baker, Josephine 1906-1975
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 31 of 32 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.


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