Book by MacIntyre Ben
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Buchbeschreibung New York, Farrar Straus and Giroux, 1997. First US Edition. Octavo. XI, 336 pages. Original Hardcover in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Now out of print. Benedict Richard Pierce Macintyre (born 25 December 1963) is a British author, historian, reviewer and columnist writing for The Times newspaper. His columns range from current affairs to historical controversies. He was educated at Abingdon School. MacIntyre is the author of a book on the gentleman criminal Adam Worth, The Napoleon of Crime: The Life and Times of Adam Worth, Master Thief. He also wrote The Man Who Would Be King: The First American in Afghanistan, and a book on the real-life double agent of Germany and Britain during the Second World War, Eddie Chapman, titled Agent Zigzag: The True Wartime Story of Eddie Chapman: Lover, Betrayer, Hero, Spy. Four of his books have recently been made into documentaries for the BBC: Operation Mincemeat (2010), DOUBLE AGENT: The Eddie Chapman Story (2011), "Double Cross - The True Story of the D Day Spies" (2012) and "Kim Philby - His Most Intimate Betrayal". According to the rear cover of the advance excerpt for Napoleon of Crime, the film rights were optioned by Steven Spielberg. An erratum sticker inside corrects this to DreamWorks SKG. (Wikipedia). Artikel-Nr. 43854AB