➧ Code Name Hélène Ebook ➭ Author Ariel Lawhon – E17streets4all.co.uk This book is based on the life of Nancy Wake, an Australian expat who worked as a reporter for Hearst in Paris just before WWII and later as a spy for the British Lawhon throws readers into the middle This book is based on the life of Nancy Wake, an Australian expat who worked as a reporter for Hearst in Paris just before WWII and later as a spy for the British Lawhon throws readers into the middle of the action, as Nancy, under the alias H l ne, prepares to parachute from an RAF Code Name ePUB Æ plane into France to help the Resistance in , carrying in her head memorized lists of vital data, including bridges targeted for destruction and safe house addresses After she lands, the story flashes back eight years, as Nancy struggles for respect and recognition as a journalist despite her firsthand observations of Nazi brutality in s Vienna, her editor is reluctant to publish a story about what she s seen Frequent jumps in time draw out the arc of Wake s remarkable life despite her statement early on that women s weapons of warfare were limited to silk stockings and red lipstick, by the end she s proven herself skillful at physical combat as well.
Ariel Lawhon is the critically acclaimed, New York Times Bestselling author of THE WIFE, THE MAID, AND THE MISTRESS, FLIGHT OF DREAMS, I WAS ANASTASIA, and CODE NAME HELENE Her books have been translated into numerous languages and have been Library Reads, One Book One County, Indie Next, Costco, and Book of the Month Club selections Code Name ePUB Æ She lives in the rolling hills outside Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband, four sons, and black Lab who is, thankfully, a girl Ariel splits her time between the grocery store and the baseball field.
- 464 pages
- Code Name Hélène
- Ariel Lawhon
- 20 June 2019 Ariel Lawhon