The Resource Tangled web : Mata Hari dancer, Courtesan, spy, Mary W. Craig., (ebook)

Tangled web : Mata Hari dancer, Courtesan, spy, Mary W. Craig., (ebook)

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Tangled web : Mata Hari dancer, Courtesan, spy
Title
Tangled web
Title remainder
Mata Hari dancer, Courtesan, spy
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Mary W. Craig.
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eng
Summary
In this new biography, published to coincide with the 100th anniversary of her execution, Mata Hari is revealed in all of her flawed eccentricity; a woman whose adult life was a fantastical web of lies, half-truths and magnetic sexuality that captivated men. Following the death of a young son and a bitter divorce, Mata Hari reinvented herself as an exotic dancer in Paris, before finally taking up the life of a courtesan. She could have remained a half-forgotten member of France's grande horizontale were it not for the First World War and her disastrous decision to become embroiled in espionage. What happened next was part farce and part tragedy that ended in her execution in October 1917. Recruited by both the Germans and the French as a spy, Mata Hari - codenamed H-21 - was also almost recruited by the Russians. But the harmless fantasies and lies she had told on stage had become part of the deadly game of double agents during wartime. Struggling with the huge cost of war, the French authorities needed to catch a spy. Mata Hari, the dancer, the courtesan, the fantasist, became the prize catch
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Midwest
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Craig, Mary W
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940.4/8743092
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non fiction
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  • Mata Hari
  • Women spies
  • Women spies
  • World War, 1914-1918
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adult
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Tangled web : Mata Hari dancer, Courtesan, spy, Mary W. Craig., (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780750984720
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT12460563
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remote
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12460563
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MWT12460563
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Tangled web : Mata Hari dancer, Courtesan, spy, Mary W. Craig., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780750984720
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12460563
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12460563
System control number
MWT12460563
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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