Coverart for item
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
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)
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Conant, Jennet
Dewey number
940.54/86410973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dahl, Roald
  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Propaganda, British
  • Dahl, Roald
  • Great Britain
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Espionage
  • Propaganda
  • Propaganda, British
  • Secret service
  • Great Britain
  • United States
Label
The irregulars : Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington, Jennet Conant
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-376) and index
Contents
Preface -- 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
ocn276335326
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxii, 391 p.
Isbn
9780743294591
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)276335326
Label
The irregulars : Roald Dahl and the British spy ring in wartime Washington, Jennet Conant
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-376) and index
Contents
Preface -- 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
ocn276335326
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxii, 391 p.
Isbn
9780743294591
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)276335326

Library Locations

    • Rome Jervis Public LibraryBorrow it
      613 N. Washington St., Rome, NY, 13440, US
      43.218578 -75.45378
Processing Feedback ...