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The Resource The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War, Ben Macintyre

The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War, Ben Macintyre

Label
The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War
Title
The spy and the traitor
Title remainder
the greatest espionage story of the Cold War
Statement of responsibility
Ben Macintyre
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag. In his grey suit and tie, he looked like any other Soviet citizen. The bag alone was mildly conspicuous, printed with the red logo of Safeway, the British supermarket. The man was a spy. A senior KGB officer, for more than a decade he had supplied his British spymasters with a stream of priceless secrets from deep within the Soviet intelligence machine. No spy had done more to damage the KGB. The Safeway bag was a signal: to activate his escape plan to be smuggled out of Soviet Russia. So began one of the boldest and most extraordinary episodes in the history of spying. Ben Macintyre reveals a tale of espionage, betrayal and raw courage that changed the course of the Cold War forever
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Macintyre, Ben
Dewey number
  • 327.1'2'092
  • 327.1'2'092
  • 327.12092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gordievsky, Oleg
  • Espionage, British
  • Cold War
  • Politics and Government
Label
The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War, Ben Macintyre
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Illustrations on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780241186657
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 366 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241186657
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour)
Label
The spy and the traitor : the greatest espionage story of the Cold War, Ben Macintyre
Publication
Note
Illustrations on lining papers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780241186657
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 366 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780241186657
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (colour)

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