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The angel : the Egyptian spy who saved Israel / Uri Bar-Joseph ; translated from the Hebrew-language edition by David Hazony.

Bar-Joseph, Uri, author. (Author). Hazony, David, translator. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon 327.1256 BAR (Text) 34330512964322 Adult - New Books Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 921 MAR (Text) 37323005274694 NONFIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062420107
  • ISBN: 0062420100
  • Physical Description: ix, 372 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First U.S edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-355) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The funeral and the mystery -- Cairo, 1944-1970: beginnings -- London, 1970: contact -- April 1971: enter military intelligence -- May 1971: liftoff -- The dream of every spy agency on Earth -- Sadat's emissary for special affairs -- Egypt girds for war -- Final preparations and an intermezzo in Rome -- Signing at sundown on Saturday -- Dovecote: warning and war -- The rise and fall of Ashraf Marwan -- An angel in the city, a son-in-law exposed -- Fallen angel.
Summary, etc.: "The first English-language book to tell the sensational story of Ashraf Marwan, a top Egyptian official who spied for the Mossad and almost singlehandedly saved Israel from defeat in the Yom Kippur War. The Angel is a gripping feat of reportage that blows open the Mossad and reveals the shocking truth behind Marwan's mysterious death"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Marwān, Ashraf, 1944-2007.
Politicians > Egypt > Biography.
Spies > Israel > Biography.
Spies > Egypt > Biography.
Israel. Mosad le-modiʻin ṿe-tafḳidim meyuḥadim.
Israel-Arab War, 1973 > Military intelligence > Israel.
Genre: Biographies.

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