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Agent Garbo

how a brilliant, eccentric spy tricked Hitler and saved D-Day

by Stephan Talty

  • 85 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Secret service,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Biography,
  • Spies

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephan Talty
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD810.S8 P883 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25214870M
    ISBN 109780547614816
    LC Control Number2012005470


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