|Plot Summary of A Man Called Intrepid|
|"William Stephenson is a Canadian who first began his military career with the Royal Canadian Engineers in World War 1. A mustard gas attack weakened Stephensons' lungs, but his desire to continue to serve saw him become a member of the Royal Flying Corps.
As World War 2 loomed, the highly intelligent and well-connected Stephenson, along with American William Donovan, would found a spy network that would work to stall the Nazi war machine. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill are among those world leaders who would work in confidence with Stephenson and benefit from his work.
Thsi book describes the infamous 'Camp X' spy training center in Ontario Canada; countless tales of assassinations, clandestine activities, guerrilla armies, resistance support, and suicide missions.
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|Review Analysis of A Man Called Intrepid|
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War/Cloak & Dagger story?
- Spying for secrets
Period of greatest activity?
- World War II
Subject of Biography
Biography of famous person?
How sensitive is this person?
- hard edged
- Very much smarter than other people
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 10 ()
The Americas (not US):
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
Book makes you feel?
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Commentary on society?
Writer's slant towards subject:
- very favorable
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
- A lot 11-15 B&W
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 76%-100% of book
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 0-25% of book
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