A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II

by Purnell, Sonia (Author)

ISBN: 9780735225312

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Chosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, the Seattle Times, the Washington Independent Review of Books, PopSugar, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, BookBrowse, the Spectator, and the Times of London Shortlisted for the Plutarch Award for Best Biography of 2019 Excellent...This book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down.-The New York Times Book Review

A compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a few brave people-and a little resistance. - NPR

A never-before-told story of Virginia Hall, the American spy who changed the course of World War II, from the author of Clementine.

In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her.

Based on new and extensive research, Sonia Purnell has for the first time uncovered the full secret life of Virginia Hall-an astounding and inspiring story of heroism, spycraft, resistance, and personal triumph over shocking adversity. A Woman of No Importance is the breathtaking story of how one woman's fierce persistence helped win the war. Indies on the High Line

Format: Paperback, 368 pages

Publisher: Penguin Books, March 2020

Product Dimensions: 8.4 L × 5.5 W × 0.8 H

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