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A spy named Orphan : the enigma of Donald Maclean / Roland Philipps.

Philipps, Roland, (author.).
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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 327.12 PHI (Text) 36626103963419 Adult Nonfiction Available -
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library 327.12092 PHI (Text) 30477101170904 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 327.1209 PHI (Text) 34330513235821 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Maclean (Text) 31208912569995 non-fiction Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting 327.1209 M223 (Text) 51735011870390 Adult department Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 327.1247 PHILIPPS (Text) 33946003359689 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393608571
  • ISBN: 0393608573
  • Physical Description: 440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Purity in thought -- Dared to question -- Orphan -- Lyric -- City of light -- Left Bank -- Blitz and Barbarossa -- Homer -- Iron Curtain -- Distant thunder -- Access all areas -- Chaos on the Nile -- Collapse -- Reconciliation -- Curzon -- Endgame -- Establishment -- Into the wilderness -- Comrade Frazer.
Summary, etc.:
"Donald Maclean was one of the most treacherous spies of the Cold War era, a member of the infamous "Cambridge Five" spy ring. Yet little is known of this shrewd, secretive man. The full extent of his betrayal has never been documented--until now. Drawing on the recent release of previously classified files, A Spy Named Orphan meticulously documents the extraordinary story of a man leading a chilling double life until his exposure and defection to the USSR. Roland Philipps describes a man prone to alcoholic rages, who rose through the ranks of the British Foreign Office while secretly transmitting through his Soviet handlers reams of diplomatic and military secrets detailing intelligence on the making of the atom bomb and the division of power in postwar Europe. His story has inspired an entire genre of spy movies and novels, but no one so far has written the definitive story of the man code-named "Orphan.""--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Maclean, Donald, 1913-1983.
Great Britain. Foreign Office > Biography.
Spies > Great Britain > Biography.
Spies > Soviet Union > Biography.
Espionage, Soviet > Great Britain > History.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Criminals & Outlaws.
HISTORY > Europe > Great Britain > 20th Century.
TRUE CRIME > Espionage.
Genre: True crime stories.

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