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Beverly Hills spy : the double-agent war hero who helped Japan attack Pearl Harbor

Drabkin, Ronald (author.).

Summary: "In the spirit of Ben Macintyre's greatest spy nonfiction, the truly unbelievable and untold story of Frederick Rutland--a debonair British WWI hero, flying ace, fixture of Los Angeles society, and friend of Golden Age Hollywood stars-who flipped to become a spy for Japan in the lead-up to the attack on Pearl Harbor"--

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  • ISBN: 9780063310094
  • ISBN: 0063310074 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780063310070 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: x, 256 pages, 8 pages unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2024]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pearl Harbor -- The Battle of Jutland -- Spurned by the RAF -- Dead US Marines -- The world's first aircraft carrier -- Geisha party -- The poker game -- The attempted assassination of Charlie Chaplin -- The 1932 summer Olympics -- The FBI and the dead spy -- The attaché and the sleeper -- Hollywood -- The private club -- Spy work is not a blank check -- In plain sight -- The coronation of King George VI -- The secrets of the P-38 -- The spy as a good father -- Many strange clues -- Counterspies -- Double agent -- Tachibana -- The blackmail of Charlie Chaplin -- The FBI finally wakes up -- Beating the suspect -- Political fallout -- Meetings in Washington -- Looking for spies in all the wrong places -- Pearl Harbor, redux.
Subject: Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Biography
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
British California Los Angeles Biography
British Japan Biography
Spies United States Biography
World War, 1939-1945 Secret service United States
World War, 1939-1945 Secret service Japan
Espionage, Japanese United States History
Rutland, Frederick 1887-1949

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Erlanger Branch 940.5485 D756b 2024 (Text) 33126025812789 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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