Break Out!

Break Out!

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Found guilty of treason, two young Americans have been condemned to a life behind bars for the awful betrayal of their country. But how did these drop-outs manage to access the most sensitive US intelligence files and sell their plunder on to the Russians? Governments can cover up virtually anything - it would be almost impossible for a civilian to trespass into this impenetrable world of top level security without assistance. So could it be that someone on the inside wanted them to succeed? Larry Holtz is a run-of-the-mill prisoner intrigued by his two inmates imprisoned for dealing in international secrets, but when he gets involved in a plot to help his friends escape from prison he doesn't appreciate just how far out of his depth he has gone...Factual information files follow the main story, including biographies, witness statements and debriefings - these allow the reader to make up their own mind about the event.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 9mm | 115g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0753410222
  • 9780753410226

About Terry Deary

Terry Deary enjoys writing both fiction and non-fiction and has had over 120 books published in the UK. Many of these have been translated into 28 languages and appear in another 250 editions around the world. Terry is most famous for his Horrible Histories series (Scholastic) with which he is credited as "single-handedly inventing alternative non-fiction". Five million copies of the series have been sold worldwide and ITV recently turned them into a TV series for children. Terry has won numerous awards, including being voted by Blue Peter viewers as author of the "Best Knowledge Book of all Time" and the "Best Non-fiction Author of the Century". He also dominates the annual list for children's non-fiction library borrowings.
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4 8% (2)
3 44% (11)
2 20% (5)
1 4% (1)
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