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Publisher: Firefly Books

Author Statement: by Adrian Gilbert
Series Name: Spy Files
Audience: Juvenile
Age range lower: 8
Age range upper: 11
Specs: full color throughout, glossary, index
Pages: 32
Trim Size: 9" x 11 3/4" x 3/16"
Language code 1: eng
Publication Date: 20090730
Copyright Year: 2009
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Secret Agents

The enduring appeal of spies and their technology, codes and mysterious ways are explored in this engaging series of four colorful books. Each explores a different aspect of the spy trade, interspersing historical tidbits with tales of spies from popular culture and contemporary movies. Other titles in this series include: Codes and Ciphers, Spy School, and Top Technology.

John Le Carré, Sir Francis Walsingham, Mata Hari, Moe Berg, J. Edgar Hoover, Ian Fleming and Stella Rimington, along with several of the most high-profile spy exchanges, captures and escapes are covered in Secret Agents.

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Table of Contents

When did spying begin?

Spies at war

Spying in World War II

Spying in the Cold War

Female spies

U.S. secret services

Soviet secret services

British secret services

Spy rings

Spy writers

Spy catching

Spying for money

Spy swaps

Glossary

Index

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