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The Double free pdf In the tradition of Ken Follett and Nelson DeMille, The Double: Churchill, Hitler, and the Duel over Rudolf Hess Jerome Tuccille, whose best-selling biographies of Donald Trump, Alan Greenspan, the Gallo wine clan, and others have earned him wide acclaim, turns his talents here to a World War II espionage thriller concerning one of the most controversial episodes of the war-the crash landing of Rudolf Hess in Scotland. It reads like fiction. But did it really happen? The solo flight of deputy fuehrer Rudolph Hess into Scotland in May, 1941, was one of the more bizarre events of WW II. Was Hess acting on his own or at Hitler's behest? Tuccille (Hemingway and Gellhorn and other books) speculates that Hess has been deputized by the fuehrer, sent on a mission to convince England to cease hostilities in Europe so that Germany can concentrate its forces against the mutually despised Stalinist Russia. The proposal is presented to Winston Churchill, who, of course, has an agenda of his own. The plot draws in Scottish journalist Philip Jacobs (the author's source for the saga), who suspects the British government is concealing a great deal in the Hess affair and who comes perilously close to uncovering the full story. The book is a riveting page-turner, recommended for all audiences. Publishers Weekly

About Jerome Tuccille

Jerome Tuccille is the author of twenty-eight books, including highly acclaimed biographies of Donald Trump, Rupert Murdoch, Alan Greenspan, and the Hunts of Texas. Trump and Kingdom both hit best-seller lists. He has also written several novels. Tuccille's biography, Gallo Be Thy Name, a history of the Gallo wine clan and its roots in organized crime, was named one of the best books of 2009 by Reason magazine, and one of the best business books of 2009 by the University of California Library System. His most recent book is Hemingway and Gellhorn, a biography of the iconic author and his third wife Martha Gellhorn. The author is vice president/communications at T. Rowe Price, a major financial services firm. He previously taught at the New School for Social Research in New York City and is a former third-party candidate for Governor of New York. He is a member of Authors Guild and American Society of Journalists and Authors.

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Author : Jerome Tuccille
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 13 August 2011
ISBN : 1463793413
EAN : 9781463793418
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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