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Code Name: Lise : The True Story Of The Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy (2019)
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Published: New York : Gallery Books, 2019
Edition:  First Gallery Books hardcover edition
Description:  xxi, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781501198656, 1501198653 :,
Language:  English


"The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in love with her commanding officer during World War II--perfect for fans of Unbroken, The Boys in the Boat, and Code Girls."--Provided by publisher



Dramatis personae -- Preface -- Prologue -- Duty -- Jinxed -- Mission to Marseille -- The briefcase -- Control -- The kiss -- Pearl of the French Alps -- Grand Duke -- Lifeless -- The beam -- They will send for you -- Tick, tick -- The Black Hollow -- Viennese waltzes -- All my love -- Lily of the valley -- The bunker -- The slaughter -- Still warm -- Pierre -- Hunting the hunter -- Fanning the damned -- Completing the loop -- Epilogue -- Appendix: the SOE official history affair

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Odette, -- 1912-1995
Spies -- Biography -- Great Britain
Women spies -- Biography -- Great Britain
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- France
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Code Name: Lise - a spellbinding true life thriller

The thrilling true life story of an extraordinary woman recruited by the British SOE in WWII, from her insertion in France to aid the resistance to her capture by the Germans, you won't want to put this book down.
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