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The Resource Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France, Alex Kershaw, (large print)

Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France, Alex Kershaw, (large print)

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Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France
Title
Avenue of spies
Title remainder
a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France
Statement of responsibility
Alex Kershaw
Title variation
Avenue of spies
Title variation remainder
a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
The true story of an American doctor and his family in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War II. Exclusive Avenue Foch was Paris's hotbed of spies, secret police, informers, and Vichy collaborators. So when the couple at number 11, American physician Sumner Jackson and his Swiss-born wife Toquette, joined the French resistance, they knew the stakes were extraordinarily high. They would be risking not only their own lives but that of their only child, twelve-year-old Phillip. Toquette agreed to allow the Goelette network of the resistance to use their home as a drop box for vital information en route to Britain. As D-Day neared, the noose began to tighten
Cataloging source
MvI
Dewey number
940.53444
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D802.F8
LC item number
A84 2015b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France, Alex Kershaw, (large print)
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-395) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
City of darkness. The fall ; To save France ; The fourteenth ; Day trippers ; Spies of summer ; Winged victory -- Armies of the night. On doctor's orders ; Avenue Boche ; The shadow game ; Number 11 ; The last summer ; The last metro -- Night and fog. Guests of the Reich ; The Coup : July 20, 1944 ; Ave Maria ; Days of glory ; Night and fog ; Neuengamme ; Deliverance -- After the fall. One day in May ; His Majesty's service ; Justice ; Les Invalides
Control code
sky276099934
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
x, 426 pages, [8] page of plates (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194853
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Note
hnv 11/15
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Avenue of spies : a true story of terror, espionage, and one American family's heroic resistance in Nazi-occupied France, Alex Kershaw, (large print)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-395) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
City of darkness. The fall ; To save France ; The fourteenth ; Day trippers ; Spies of summer ; Winged victory -- Armies of the night. On doctor's orders ; Avenue Boche ; The shadow game ; Number 11 ; The last summer ; The last metro -- Night and fog. Guests of the Reich ; The Coup : July 20, 1944 ; Ave Maria ; Days of glory ; Night and fog ; Neuengamme ; Deliverance -- After the fall. One day in May ; His Majesty's service ; Justice ; Les Invalides
Control code
sky276099934
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
x, 426 pages, [8] page of plates (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194853
Isbn Type
(lg. print)
Note
hnv 11/15
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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