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D810.S8B4693 1994
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TITLE: The catcher was a spy : the mysterious life of Moe Berg / Nicholas Dawidoff.
AUTHOR: Dawidoff, Nicholas.
PUBLISHED: New York : Pantheon Books, c1994.
DESCRIPTION: viii, 453 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
EDITION: 1st ed.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 425-431) and index.
NOTES: Publisher's Weekly
NOTES: Booklist
NOTES: New York Times
NOTES: Biography of Moe Berg a baseball player and a spy, one of the most colorful men to pursue either line of work. He played in the major leagues from 1923 through 1939 and then became a coach for the Boston Red Sox. Later, he announced his departure from baseball and entered the world of diplomacy and espionage.
NOTES: Interest level: Adult
NOTES: Donated by Mr. Bernard Mullins (10/11/99)
SUBJECT: Berg, Morris, 1902-1972.
SUBJECT: World War, 1939-1945--Secret service--United States.
SUBJECT: Spies--United States--Biography.
SUBJECT: World War, 1939-1945--Secret service.
SUBJECT: Spies--Biography.

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