The Resource Jackdaws, Ken Follett

Jackdaws, Ken Follett

Label
Jackdaws
Title
Jackdaws
Statement of responsibility
Ken Follett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
D-Day is approaching. They don't know where or when, but the Germans know it'll be soon, and for Felicity "Flick" Clariet, the stakes have never been higher. A senior agent in the ranks of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) responsible for sabotage, Flick has survived to become one of Britain's most effective operatives in Northern France. She knows that the Germans' ability to thwart the Allied attack depends upon their lines of communications, and in the days before the invasion no target is of greater strategic importance than the largest telephone exchange in Europe. But when Flick and her Resistance-leader husband try a direct, head-on assault that goes horribly wrong, her world turns upside down. Her group destroyed, her husband missing, her superiors unsure of her, her own confidence badly shaken, she has one last chance at the target, but the challenge, once daunting, is now near-impossible. The new plan requires an all-woman team, none of them professionals, to be assembled and trained within days. Code-named the Jackdaws, they will attempt to infiltrate the exchange under the noses of the Germans -- but the Germans are waiting for them now and have plans of their own. There are secrets Flick does not know -- secrets within the German ranks, secrets among her hastily-recruited team, secrets among those she trusts the most. And as the hours tick down to the point of no return, most daunting of all, there are secrets within herself? -- Author's website
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Follett, Ken
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6056.O45
LC item number
J3 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • German Occupation of France (1940-1945)
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Women
  • Military participation
  • Secret service
  • Underground movements, War
  • Women
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Espionage
  • FICTION / War & Military
  • France
  • France
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Jackdaws, Ken Follett
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Published by Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2001. Published by Signet, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2002. Published by New American Library, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2006. Published in Penguin Books 2017
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
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780451219596
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76811898
  • (OCoLC)ocm76811898
  • 1347129
Label
Jackdaws, Ken Follett
Publication
Note
Published by Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2001. Published by Signet, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2002. Published by New American Library, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2006. Published in Penguin Books 2017
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
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780451219596
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)76811898
  • (OCoLC)ocm76811898
  • 1347129

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