The Resource The spy : a novel, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoe Perry

The spy : a novel, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoe Perry

Label
The spy : a novel
Title
The spy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoe Perry
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Mata Hari arrived in Paris she was penniless. Within months she was the most celebrated woman in the city. As a dancer, she shocked and delighted audiences; as a courtesan, she bewitched the era's richest and most powerful men. But as paranoia consumed a country at war, Mata Hari's lifestyle brought her under suspicion. In 1917, she was arrested in her hotel room on the Champs-Elysees, and accused of espionage. Told in Mata Hari's voice through her final letter, The Spy is the story of a woman who dared to defy convention and who paid the ultimate price
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Summary
A tale inspired by the life and death of Mata Hari is presented as a series of letters written from prison on the eve of her death and includes her reflections on her childhood in a small Dutch town, her unhappy years as the wife of an alcoholic diplomat, her rise to celebrity in Europe and the choices that led to her execution for espionage
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10539781
Cataloging source
BT
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Coelho, Paulo
Dewey number
869.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Perry, Zoe
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True
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  • Mata Hari
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Women spies
  • Stripteasers
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
The spy : a novel, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoe Perry
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"Her only crime was to be an independent woman" --Back cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
254 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524755591
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The spy : a novel, Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Zoe Perry
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Her only crime was to be an independent woman" --Back cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
254 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781524755591
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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