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

Label
A spy named Orphan : the enigma of Donald Maclean
Title
A spy named Orphan
Title remainder
the enigma of Donald Maclean
Statement of responsibility
Roland Philipps
Title variation
Enigma of Donald Maclean
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philipps, Roland
Dewey number
  • 327.1247071092
  • B
  • 327.1247041092
  • B
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA 585 .A1 P55 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maclean, Donald
  • Great Britain
  • Maclean, Donald
  • Great Britain
  • Spies
  • Spies
  • Espionage, Soviet
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • TRUE CRIME
  • Espionage, Soviet
  • Spies
  • Great Britain
  • Soviet Union
Label
A spy named Orphan : the enigma of Donald Maclean, Roland Philipps
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393608571
Lccn
2017060974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Blanche & Mildred Holland Library.
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1031320246
  • (OCoLC)on1031320246
Label
A spy named Orphan : the enigma of Donald Maclean, Roland Philipps
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393608571
Lccn
2017060974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Blanche & Mildred Holland Library.
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1031320246
  • (OCoLC)on1031320246

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