Code Name: Lise

Code Name: Lise

The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy

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The year is 1942, and World War II is in full swing. Odette Sansom decides to follow in her war hero father's footsteps by becoming an SOE agent to aid Britain and her beloved homeland, France. Five failed attempts and one plane crash later, she finally lands in occupied France to begin her mission. As they successfully complete mission after mission, Peter and Odette fall in love. All the while, they are being hunted by the cunning German secret police sergeant, Hugo Bleicher, who finally succeeds in capturing them. Loftis paints a portrait of true courage, patriotism, and love of two incredibly heroic people who endured unimaginable horrors and degradations.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2019.
Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781501198656
Branch Call Number: 940.5486 ODETTE
Characteristics: xxi, 360 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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tomato Apr 02, 2019

Wonderful book about the woman who was WWll''s most highly decorated spy. I had never heard of this Odette, but the author makes the entire story come alive! It reads like a cracking good spy novel, but it's all true.


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