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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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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
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Bethlehem Main Library 364.15 (Text) 33062009348799 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328613080
  • ISBN: 1328613089
  • Physical Description: xiv, 304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; New York : 2020.

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 the 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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