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

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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Donald Maclean was a star diplomat, an establishment insider and a keeper of some of the West's greatest secrets. He was also a Russian spy, driven by passionately held beliefs, whose betrayal and defection to Moscow reverberated for decades. Christened 'Orphan' by his Russian recruiter, Maclean was the perfect spy and Britain's most gifted traitor. But as he leaked huge amounts of top-secret intelligence, an international code-breaking operation was rapidly closing in on him. Moments before he was unmasked, Maclean vanished. Drawing on a wealth of previously classified material, Roland Philipps now tells this story for the first time in full
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Philipps, Roland
Dewey number
  • 327.1'2'092
  • 327.1'2'092
  • 327.12092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maclean, Donald
  • Espionage, Soviet
  • Great Britain
  • Soviet Union
  • Politics and Government
Label
A spy named Orphan : the enigma of Donald Maclean, Roland Philipps
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Text on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781847923936
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781847923936
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
A spy named Orphan : the enigma of Donald Maclean, Roland Philipps
Publication
Note
Text on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781847923936
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
440 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781847923936
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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