Agent Garbo : the brilliant, eccentric secret agent who tricked Hitler and saved D-Day
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Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2012].
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xvi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 923.41 PUJOL

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9780547614816 (hbk.), 9780547614816, 0547614810

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [281]-283) and index.
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Agent Garbo tells the astonishing story of a self-made secret agent who matched wits with the best minds of the Third Reich--and won. Juan Pujol was a nobody, a Barcelona poultry farmer determined to oppose the Nazis. Using only his gift for daring falsehoods, Pujol became Germany's most valued agent--or double agent: it took four tries before the British believed he was really on the Allies' side. In the guise of Garbo, Pujol invented armadas out of thin air and brought a vast network of fictional subagents whirring to life. His German handlers believed every word, and banked on Garbo's lies as their only source of espionage within Great Britain. For his greatest performance, Pujol had to convince the German High Command that the D-Day invasion of Normandy was a feint and the real attack was aimed at Calais. The Nazis bought it.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Talty, S. (2012). Agent Garbo: the brilliant, eccentric secret agent who tricked Hitler and saved D-Day . Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Talty, Stephan. 2012. Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Talty, Stephan. Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Talty, Stephan. Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.

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