The Resource Trapeze, Simon Mawer, (electronic resource)

Trapeze, Simon Mawer, (electronic resource)

Label
Trapeze
Title
Trapeze
Statement of responsibility
Simon Mawer
Title variation
Girl who fell from the sky
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A propulsive novel of World War II espionage by the author of The Glass Room Barely out of school and doing her bit for the British war effort, Marian Sutro has one quality that makes her stand out-she is a native French speaker. It is this that attracts the attention of the SOE, the Special Operations Executive, which trains agents to operate in occupied Europe. Drawn into this strange, secret world at the age of nineteen, she finds herself undergoing commando training, attending a "school for spies," and ultimately, one autumn night, parachuting into France from an Royal Air Force bomber to join the Wordsmith resistance network. But there's more to Marian's mission than meets the eye of her SOE controllers; her mission has been hijacked by another secret organization that wants her to go to Paris and persuade a friend-a research physicist-to join the Allied war effort. The outcome could affect the whole course of the war. A fascinating blend of fact and fiction, Trapeze is both an old-fashioned adventure story and a modern exploration of a young woman's growth into adulthood. There is violence, and there is love. There is death and betrayal, deception and revelation. But above all there is Marian Sutro, an ordinary young woman who, like her real-life counterparts in the SOE, did the most extraordinary things at a time when the ordinary was not enough
Summary
During World War II Briton Marian Sutro is recruited for service in the Special Operations Executive, only to find that another secret organization wants her to infiltrate Paris to persuade a research physicist to join the Allied war effort
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10208258
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Mawer, Simon
Dewey number
823.914
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Kate Reading
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  • Reading, Kate
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Young women
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • France
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Trapeze, Simon Mawer, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10024471
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781624608896
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024471
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Trapeze, Simon Mawer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10024471
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781624608896
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024471
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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