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5 edition of The elusive Mrs. Pollifax. found in the catalog.

The elusive Mrs. Pollifax.

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollifax, Emily (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Women spies -- Fiction,
  • Intelligence service -- Fiction

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ4.G486 El, PS3557.I433 El
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p.
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4914997M
    LC Control Number76144266

    Pollifax that a couple of men were chasing her in a van. Dorothy Gilman reflected the experiences and challenges of her life in her writing. They encountered many dangers and faced many serious challenges but never despaired this thrilling adventure. Inserted are 5 pages of handwritten ink notes in black by then-producer Jaque Mapes on his letterhead, with some additional notes in green ink possibly by Ross Hunter.

    The usual phalanx of muddled but supportive CIA agents try to follow Emily through the jungles of Thailand and are seriously rattled when one of their directors abruptly vanishes, only to reappear in the Golden Triangle as the head of all illicit drug trafficking. Pollifax is just the kind of grandmother I'd love to have: resourceful, intelligent, somewhat sly, and, of course, a secret CIA operative. Pollifax travels to Jordan with former Company agent John Sebastian Farrell to receive a manuscript smuggled from Iraq, written by an executed dissident Iraqi novelist. Average rating:4out of5stars, based onreviews I stumbled across a wh Pollifax gives the doctor a brief description of her life.

    Pollifax begins a careful investigation of the guests at the clinic and rapidly befriends a young British man, a Belgian woman, and a young boy and his grandmother from an Arab nation. But, Like of the assignments of Mrs. Pollifax is sent, as a tourist, on a routine assignment, to deliver the eight forged passports she is carrying, concealed in her hat, to the Bulgarian Underground. Some of us care. Pollifax is just the kind of grandmother I'd love to have: resourceful, intelligent, somewhat sly, and, of course, a secret CIA operative. But, over time I have come to respect Mrs.


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Pollifax poses as a journalist, and Kadi becomes the lower half of the woman who is sawed in two, while the CIA pals find out who Sammy is and why he is being so heavily guarded.

Another endearing line was where she was thinking of imprisoned Philip Trenda, who she was trying to free, and of how he liked Simon and Garfunkel, and she asserted that she, too, liked Simon and Garfunkel Pollifax goes inside and meets the proprietor who hands her the book on solitaire and a simple deck of cards.

The more I read about her, the more I love. Pollifax that a couple of men were chasing her in a van. Being of this age, Mrs. However, charm, mild wit, and the sheer nosey bravado of the heroine could be qualities that, like the heroine herself, override one's reluctance to engage with one of America's most valuable "assets" of the Cold War era.

Pollifax is dispatched to Morocco to provide a cover for another of their agents, Max Janko. He had handed over something to her in their last meeting without the knowledge of his bodyguard.

At the very hour this message was en route to the CIA, Mrs. At the villa, Mrs. The usual phalanx of muddled but supportive CIA agents try to follow Emily through the jungles of Thailand and are seriously rattled when one of their directors abruptly vanishes, only to reappear in the Golden Triangle as the head of all illicit drug trafficking.

Kadi's college friend Sammy is now trying to rule Ubangiba after many years of dictatorship. At some point producer Frederick Brisson, Russell's husband, bought as the property for her. She later attended the University of Pennsylvania They encountered many dangers and faced many serious challenges but never despaired this thrilling adventure.

BookSleuth Can't remember the title or the author of a book? We all have had moments where we meet someone and we just have instant rapport, like Mrs. Pollifax's assignment seems simple: while she and her husband Cyrus Reed are vacationing in Thailand, she is to pick up some valuable information on drug smuggling from an informant called Ruamsak.

He has written some of the best sci-fi books there is such as Dark Matter and Recursion. Do you understand? Pollifax is another great, wild ride, with all of the elements I have come to love from this series. And before Mrs. The main characters described in the book include Mrs.

Pollifax meets some other interesting characters, including a psychic and another old friend, who is a reformed cat burglar, while in pursuit of the truth about Feng Imports. Recommendations Every 2 weeks we send out an e-mail with Book Recommendations.

And even though they're a few generations apart, the two make a great team, and it is very enjoyable to read about.Sep 23,  · POLLIFAX, the first. in the series, and immediately found them delightful. Mrs. Pollifax is just the kind of grandmother I'd.

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Pollifax may look like just another mild-mannered senior citizen, but she’s actually an international spy on a mission.

A simple assignment to deliver forged passports turns into a rip-roaring adventure — complete with a kidnapping, a murder attempt, and so much more “Mrs.

Pollifax gives Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple a rival to reckon with” (Toronto Star).Author: Dorothy Gilman.