The Irregulars Audiobook (Unabridged)

The Irregulars (Unabridged), by Jennet Conant
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Prior to the U.S. entering WWII, a small coterie of British spies in Washington, D.C., was formed. They called themselves the Baker Street Irregulars after the band of street urchins who were the eyes and ears of Sherlock Holmes in some Arthur Conan Doyle stories. This group constituted the very beginning of what would become M16, the British version of the CIA, and they helped support the fledgling American intelligence service, known at the time as the OSS. Among them were writers Raold Dahl, Ian Fleming, and the flamboyant Canadian industrialist turned professional saboteur William Stephenson, known by the code name Intrepid, upon whom Fleming would later base his fictional M16 agent James Bond. Richly detailed and carefully researched, Conant's narrative uses never-before-seen wartime letters, diaries and interviews to create a fascinating, lively account of deceit, double dealing and moral ambiguity all in the name of victory." Download and start listening now!

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Jennet Conant is one of our most featured and respected History and Bios & Memoirs authors available on our website. With a total of 3 audiobooks in our collection, such as 109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos, A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS and The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington, you can listen to over 30 hours of stories from Conant. 109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos was added to our online catalog in 2005, making it the oldest title we carry from Conant. The book, A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS, is the latest of their works to be added to our collection. Though all of Conant's History titles can be enjoyed by our customers, The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington is the most popular and bestselling on our site. To view the entire collection of 3 audiobooks, please visit their author page today: Jennet Conant.