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Queen of spies : Daphne Park, Britain's Cold War spy master / Paddy Hayes.

Hayes, Paddy, 1946- author. (Author).
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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria B PAR (Text) 37521530709759 AMPL Adult Biography Available -
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown 92 PARK (Text) 79361000096125 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Clinton Public Library - Clinton B PARK (Text) 36806002060463 NEW ITEMS Available -
Garrett Public Library B PAR (Text) 30010170780459 Biography Available -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood BIO PARK (Text) 36626103719258 Adult Biographies Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 327.1241 HAYES (Text) 33946003076861 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Monrovia B PAR (Text) 78551000525042 Biography Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 921 PARK, DAPHNE (Text) 31951004075419 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781468312683
  • ISBN: 1468312685
  • ISBN: 9780715650431
  • ISBN: 0715650432
  • Physical Description: vii, 328 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York ; Overlook Duckworth, 2015

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-319) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: Moscow, April 1956 -- From Kayuki to Clapham, 1921-32 -- Born now bred, 1932-43 -- SOE 1: Bingham's Unit, 1943-44 -- SOE 2: Coup de foudre, 1944 -- SOE 3: Daffers goes to war, 1944 -- Vienna role, 1946-48 -- A world changing, 1947-48 -- Into the lion's den, 1948-51 -- Moscow bound, 1951-54 -- Moscow 1: either silence or prison, 1954 -- Moscow 2: the squirrel and his nuts, 1955 -- Moscow 3: the strange affair of Yevgeni Brik, 1956 -- Moscow 4: Annus horribilis, 1956 -- From SovBloc to sun-block, 1957-59 -- Congo 1: into the cauldron, 1959 -- Congo 2: on the eve of destruction, 1959-60 -- Congo 3: seven months to murder, 1960-61 -- Congo 4: who killed Cock Robin? Not I, said the spy, 1961 -- Bewitched, bothered, bewildered...and betrayed, 1962-64 -- Back in the field, 1964-67 -- Reform at last, 1967-69 -- Hanoi 1: spy station Hanoi, 1969-70 -- Hanoi 2: though never quite enough to ask for another year, 1969-70 -- What Daphne did next, 1970-74 -- C/WH 1: spymaster, 1975-77 -- C/WH 2: finale: Rhodesia and the ending of UDI, 1978-79 -- Return to Somerville, 1980-89 -- Daphne Park: a life extraordinary.
Summary, etc.: Queen of Spies captures all the paranoia, isolation, deception of Cold War intelligence work, and combines it with the personal story of one extraordinary woman trying to navigate this secretive world. Hayes unveils all that it may be possible to know about the life of one of Britain's most celebrated spies.
Subject: Park of Monmouth, Daphne Margaret Sybil Désirée Park, Baroness, 1921-2010.
Women spies > Great Britain > Biography.
Espionage, British > History > 20th century.
Spies > Great Britain > Biography.
Great Britain. MI6 > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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