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Wise gals : the spies who built the CIA and changed the future of espionage Book
Book | G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, [NY] : [2022]

  • 0 of 1 Copy Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative
  • 2 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Branch Call Number Location Holdable? Status
Grimsby 327.1273009 Hol Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold In process
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"From the New York Times bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls comes the never-before-told story of a small cadre of influential female spies in the precarious early days of the CIA--women who helped create the template for cutting-edge espionage (and blazed new paths for equality in the workplace) in the treacherous post-WWII era"--
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  • ISBN: 9780593328484
  • Physical Description: xiv, 400 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, [NY] : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2022]
  • Copyright: ©2022
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-370) and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    November 1953 -- PART I "ISN'T THAT A STRANGE PROFESSION?" -- Jessica, 1934-1944 -- Safehaven, 1944-1945 -- Werwolf, 1945 -- PART II "UNSAVORY ACTS" -- Rusty, 1946 -- Belladonna, 1946 -- Trident, 1947 -- Opera, 1947-1948 -- PART III "SHE GETS INTO YOUR DREAMS" -- Vermont, 1949 -- Kubark, 1950 -- Loss, 1951 -- Aquatone, 1952 -- Petticoat, 1953 -- PART IV "FUMBLING IN THE DARK" -- Farmer, 1954 -- Musketeer, 1956 -- NSG5520, 1957 -- Bluebat, 1958 -- Aerodynamic, 1959 -- PART V "THE WORK OF A MAN" -- Mudlark, 1960 -- Lincoln, 1961 -- Psalm, 1962 -- Rybat, 1965-1972 -- Epilogue: State secrets.

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