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"The Spy Who Loved"

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  • The daughter of a feckless Polish aristocrat and his wealthy Jewish wife, Granville would become one of Britain’s most daring and highly decorated special agents. Having fled to Britain on the outbreak of war, she was recruited by the intelligence services and took on mission after mission. She skied over the hazardous High Tatras into occupied Poland, served in Egypt and North Africa, and was later parachuted behind enemy lines into France, where an agent’s life expectancy was only six weeks. Her courage, quick wit, and determination won her release from arrest more than once, and saved the lives of several fellow officers—including one of her many lovers—just hours before their execution by the Gestapo. More importantly, the intelligence she gathered in her espionage was a significant contribution to the Allied war effort, and she was awarded the George Medal, the OBE, and the Croix de Guerre.

     

     

     

                                 **Please plan on bringing a snack and drink to pass**

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  • Kathy

    Sorry Diane......did not read the book.

    July 22, 2013

  • Debbie W.

    I haven't read the book yet. We are babysitting my hubads grand kids tat night.

    July 20, 2013

  • Anne J.

    Haven't yet read it; If I get to it, and space still avail. I'll re RSVP yes.

    July 18, 2013

  • Tina

    Hello all! I doubt I will get to read this book in time so I am going to change to a no for now in case I am blocking a spot.

    July 18, 2013

  • Lesley

    Things are too hectic right now. See you next month!

    July 16, 2013

  • Lesley

    Hi Ladies, I just started the book a few days ago. Is anyone further along and can tell me if the writing style changes as the story develps or does it continue with the fact-telling style?

    July 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This book is still on-order at the library. It has a lot of holds on it so I will order a few more copies when I get to work on Monday. It is not available from our e book vendor. :-(

    June 22, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      They haven't arrived yet. You can certainly place a hold on one. Just look it up on the library's website and use your library card to reserve one.

      June 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I can't make it :(

    June 23, 2013

  • Adrienne

    I have to work :(

    June 18, 2013

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