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The Resource Marita : the spy who loved Castro, by Marita Lorenz

Marita : the spy who loved Castro, by Marita Lorenz

Label
Marita : the spy who loved Castro
Title
Marita
Title remainder
the spy who loved Castro
Statement of responsibility
by Marita Lorenz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
"Few people can say they've seen some of the most significant moments of the twentieth century unravel before their eyes. Marita Lorenz is one of them. Born in Germany at the outbreak of WWII, Marita was incarcerated in a Nazi concentration camp as a child. In 1959, she traveled to Cuba where she met and fell in love with Fidel Castro. Yet upon fleeing to America, she was recruited by the CIA to assassinate the Fidel. Torn by love and loyalty, she couldn't bring herself to slip him the lethal pills. Her life would take many more twists and turns--including having a child with ex-dictator of Venezuela, Marcos Perez Jimenez; testifying about the John F. Kennedy assassination; and becoming a party girl with close ties the New York mafia (and then a police informant). Caught up in Cold War intrigue, espionage, and conspiracy--this is Marita's incredible autobiography of a young woman who became a spy for the CIA."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lorenz, Marita
Dewey number
  • 327.127307291092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E183.8.C9
LC item number
L66313b 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
White, Maria
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print biographies and memories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lorenz, Marita
  • Castro, Fidel
  • Castro, Fidel
  • Intelligence officers
  • Espionage, American
  • Large type books
Label
Marita : the spy who loved Castro, by Marita Lorenz
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
343 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432844448
Lccn
2017035823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • on1000150679
  • (OCoLC)1000150679
  • 973995
Label
Marita : the spy who loved Castro, by Marita Lorenz
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
343 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432844448
Lccn
2017035823
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • on1000150679
  • (OCoLC)1000150679
  • 973995

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