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The princess spy : the true story of World War II spy Aline Griffith, Countess of Romanones / Larry Loftis.

Loftis, Larry, (author.). Reading, Kate, (narrator.).

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Summary:

When Aline Griffith was born in a quiet suburban New York hamlet, no one had any idea that she would go on to live 'a life of glamour and danger that Ingrid Bergman only played at in Notorious' (Time). As the US enters the Second World War, the young college graduate is desperate to aid in the war effort, but no one is interested in a bright-eyed young woman whose only career experience is modeling clothes. Aline's life changes when, at a dinner party, she meets a man named Frank Ryan and reveals how desperately she wants to do her part for her country. Within a few weeks, he helps her join the Office of Strategic Services, forerunner of the CIA. With a code name and expert training under her belt, she is sent to Spain to be a coder, but is soon given the additional assignment of infiltrating the upper echelons of society, mingling with high-ranking officials, diplomats, and titled Europeans, any of whom could be an enemy agent.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD 940.548673 LOF (Text) 33892100730580 Adult New Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 04/01/2021 Checked out 07/06/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781797117997
  • ISBN: 1797117998
  • ISBN: 9781797118000
  • ISBN: 1797118005
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 600 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dying to fight -- The farm -- Close encounters -- The clerk -- Man of swords -- Snatch-22 -- Death by murder -- Putting on the Ritz -- Glorious Gloria -- Visitors -- The body -- Resurrection -- The prisoner -- The Bohemian -- The lady vanishes -- The count -- Butch -- Pay dirt -- Intelligence goes to ground -- Paris -- La Tienta -- The bookkeeper -- Cortando la Coleta -- Countess Quintanilla -- Living the dream -- Twin souls -- The rest of the story.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Kate Reading.
Summary, etc.:
When Aline Griffith was born in a quiet suburban New York hamlet, no one had any idea that she would go on to live 'a life of glamour and danger that Ingrid Bergman only played at in Notorious' (Time). As the US enters the Second World War, the young college graduate is desperate to aid in the war effort, but no one is interested in a bright-eyed young woman whose only career experience is modeling clothes. Aline's life changes when, at a dinner party, she meets a man named Frank Ryan and reveals how desperately she wants to do her part for her country. Within a few weeks, he helps her join the Office of Strategic Services, forerunner of the CIA. With a code name and expert training under her belt, she is sent to Spain to be a coder, but is soon given the additional assignment of infiltrating the upper echelons of society, mingling with high-ranking officials, diplomats, and titled Europeans, any of whom could be an enemy agent.
Subject: Aline, Countess of Romanones, 1923-2017.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > United States.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Spain.
Spies > United States > Biography.
Spies > Spain > Biography.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Biographies.
True crime stories.
Audiobooks.
Sound recordings.

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