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Beverly Hills spy : the double-agent war hero who helped Japan attack Pearl Harbor  Cover Image Book Book

Beverly Hills spy : the double-agent war hero who helped Japan attack Pearl Harbor / Ronald Drabkin.

Drabkin, Ronald, (author.).


"In the spirit of Ben Macintyre's greatest spy nonfiction, the truly unbelievable and untold story of Frederick Rutland-a debonair British WWI hero, flying ace, fixture of Los Angeles society, and friend of Golden Age Hollywood stars-who flipped to become a spy for Japan in the lead-up to the attack on Pearl Harbor"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780063310070
  • ISBN: 0063310074
  • Physical Description: x, 256 pages, 8 pages unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2024.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pearl Harbor -- The Battle of Jutland -- Spurned by the RAF -- Dead US Marines -- The World's First Aircraft Carrier -- Geisha Party -- The Poker Game -- The Attempted Assassination of Charlie Chaplin -- The 1932 Summer Olympics -- The FBI and the Dead Spy -- The Attach©♭ and the Sleeper -- Hollywood -- The Private Club -- Spy Work Is Not a Blank Check -- In Plain Sight -- The Coronation of King George VI -- The Secrets of the P-38 -- The Spy as a Good Father -- Many Strange Clues -- Counterspies -- Double Agent -- Tachibana -- The Blackmail of Charlie Chaplin -- The FBI Finally Wakes Up -- Beating the Suspect -- Political Fallout -- Meetings in Washington -- Looking for Spies in All the Wrong Places -- Pearl Harbor, Redux.
Subject: Rutland, Frederick, 1887-1949.
Espionage, Japanese > United States > History.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Japan.
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > United States.
Spies > United States > Biography.
British > Japan > Biography.
British > California > Los Angeles > Biography.
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.

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