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Prince Rupert Library Keal (Text) 33294002091171 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781538753224 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    372 pages : map ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2020.

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General Note: Originally published in Great Britain in 2019 by Sphere.
Summary, etc.: Hero. Soldier. Spy. Leader. Her name is Nancy Wake. To the Allies, she was a fearless freedom fighter, a special operations legend, a woman ahead of her time. To the Gestapo, she was a ghost, a shadow, the most wanted person in the world. But at first, Nancy Wake was just another young woman living in Marseilles and recently engaged to a man she loved. Then France fell to the Nazi blitzkrieg. With her appetite for danger, Nancy quickly finds herself drawn into the underground Resistance standing up to Nazi rule. Gaining notoriety as the White Mouse, with a 5-million-franc bounty hanging over her head, Wake rises to the top of the Nazi's Most Wanted list -- only to find her husband arrested for treasonous activity under suspicion of being the White Mouse himself. Narrowly escaping to Britain, Wake joins the Special Operations Executive (SOE) and parachutes into the Auvergne, where she must fight for the respect of some of the toughest Resistance fighters in France. As she and her maquisards battle the Nazis, their every engagement brings the end of the war closer -- but also places her husband in deeper peril. A riveting, richly imagined historical thriller, Liberation brings to life one of World War II's most fascinating unsung heroines in all her fierce power and complexity. This is the story of one of the war's most decorated women, told like never before.
Subject: Wake, Nancy -- 1912-2011 -- Fiction
Great Britain. -- Special Operations Executive -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France -- Fiction
Women spies -- Fiction
Genre/Form: War fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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