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The good assassin : how a Mossad agent and a band of survivors hunted down the Butcher of Latvia / Stephan Talty.

Talty, Stephan, (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9781328613080
  • Physical Description: xiv, 304 pages, 8 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; New York : 2020.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
George H. and Ella M. Rodgers Memorial Library 364.151 TALTY 34510011185111 New Books Checked out 06/22/2021

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: the Aktions -- The club on Skolas Street -- Zelma -- First night -- Gogol Street -- 19 Waldemars -- The Moskow suburb -- November 30th -- The valley of the dead -- Part II: those who can never forget -- A Latvian in Rio -- "The epitome of humanity" -- Anton Kuenzle -- The merciless one -- The late one -- First contact -- The campaign -- "Our Own Thomas Edison" -- The Plantation -- Paranoia -- The Sabras -- "Certain categories of murder" -- The camera -- "To live with a few murderers" -- The house on Colombia Street -- The wait -- An offer -- The legislator -- The asylum -- The trial.
Summary, etc.:
"The untold story of a Latvian Nazi's gruesome crimes and an Israeli spy's epic journey to bring him to justice-a case that altered the fates of all ex-Nazis."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Medad, Jacob, 1919-2012.
Cukurs, Herbert, 1900-1965 > Assassination.
Israel. Mosad le-modiʻin ṿe-tafḳidim meyuḥadim.
Nazis > Brazil.
Nazis > Uruguay.
War criminals > Latvia > Rīga.
Fugitives from justice > Uruguay.
Jews > Persecutions > Latvia > Rīga.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Latvia > Rīga.
Secret service > Israel.

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