The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Katharine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion

The Spy Who Tried to Stop a War: Katharine Gun and the Secret Plot to Sanction the Iraq Invasion

by Marcia Mitchell, Thomas Mitchell
     
 

British secret service officer Katharine Gun's only crime was telling the truth, but she paid a steep price when she exposed a U.S.-U.K. spy operation to secure UN authorization for the Iraq invasion. Thoroughly researched and engagingly written, this book tells the story of the young woman Sean Penn describes as "a hero of the human spirit."

Overview

British secret service officer Katharine Gun's only crime was telling the truth, but she paid a steep price when she exposed a U.S.-U.K. spy operation to secure UN authorization for the Iraq invasion. Thoroughly researched and engagingly written, this book tells the story of the young woman Sean Penn describes as "a hero of the human spirit."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780981576916
Publisher:
PoliPointPress, LLC
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Mitchell raised six children while taking care of her husband who had very early Alzheimer's.

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