February 8, 2023
Georgetown Charter Township Public Library Meeting Room AB
Adult Book Group: "A Woman of No Importance"
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Please join our book group! This month we will be discussing "A Woman of No Importance" by Sonia Purnell. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk while supplies last.
The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World War
In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her."
This spy was Virginia Hall, a young American woman--rejected from the foreign service because of her gender and her prosthetic leg--who talked her way into the spy organization deemed Churchill's "ministry of ungentlemanly warfare," and, before the United States had even entered the war, became the first woman to deploy to occupied France...