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024118665X
Hardback:The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War /:2018 The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War /
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Author: Macintyre, Ben, 1963-
Publication year: 2018
Language: English
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Viking,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 024118665X 9780241186657 (hbk):
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Illustrations on lining papers.
On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag. In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen. The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarket. The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless secrets from deep within the Soviet intelligence machine. No spy had done more to damage the KGB. The Safeway bag was a signal: to activate his escape plan to be smuggled out of Soviet Russia. So began one of the boldest and most extraordinary episodes in the history of spying. Ben Macintyre reveals a tale of espionage, betrayal and raw courage that changed the course of the Cold War forever.
Pages xii, 366 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (b
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DAISY:The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War:2018.:Unabridged edition.
Paperback:The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War:2019.:[New edition].
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Fantastic book!
18/06/19
Crail
Edinburgh
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Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print edition.
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Resource type: Physical
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Resource type: Physical
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Paperback:The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War:2019.:[New edition].
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Year 2019.
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New edition].
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