A Covert Affair

Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

by Jennet Conant

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A Covert Affair
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Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS
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Jennet Conant

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Chronicles the iconic chef's lesser-known contributions as a member of the OSS during World War II and her efforts at the side of her husband to support an agent accused of being a spy, drawing on recently declassified documents to reveal how their wartime experiences shaped their characters, relationships and ambitions.