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Code name : Lise : the true story of the woman who became WWII's most highly decorated spy / Larry Loftis.

Loftis, Larry, (author.). Reading, Kate, (narrator.). Read by Kate Reading.  (Cast).

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
AHJ - Allendale Branch CD 940.54 LOF (Text) 30365101261973 Adult Audiobook Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch 940.53082 LOF (Text) 0530010884449 Adult Book Club Books Available -
Calhoun - Main Library CD 940.53 LOF (Text) 30102100769866 Adult Audiobook Available -
Florence - Main Library BCD 92 Odette (Text) 33172006454365 Adult Books on CD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781508278924
  • ISBN: 150827892X
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (600 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
Formatted Contents Note:
Dramatis personae -- Preface -- Duty -- Jinxed -- Mission to Marseille -- The briefcase -- Control -- The kiss -- Pearl of the French Alps -- Grand Duke -- Lifeless -- The beam -- They will send for you -- Tick, tick -- The Black Hollow -- Viennese waltzes -- All my love -- Lily of the valley -- The bunker -- The slaughter -- Still warm -- Pierre -- Hunting the hunter -- Fanning the damned -- Completing the loop -- Epilogue -- Appendix: the SOE official history affair.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Kate Reading.
Summary, etc.:
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. It is here that she meets her commanding officer Captain Peter Churchill. 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. They are sent to Paris’s Fresnes prison, and from there to concentration camps in Germany where they are starved, beaten, and tortured. But in the face of despair, they never give up hope, their love for each other, or the whereabouts of their colleagues. In Code Name: Lise, Larry Loftis paints a portrait of true courage, patriotism, and love—of two incredibly heroic people who endured unimaginable horrors and degradations. He seamlessly weaves together the touching romance between Odette and Peter and the thrilling cat and mouse game between them and Sergeant Bleicher.
Subject: Odette, 1912-1995.
Spies > Great Britain > Biography.
Women spies > Great Britain > Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > France.
TRUE CRIME / Espionage.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / Military / World War II.
Genre: Biographies.
Audiobooks.

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