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Damien Lewis

Biography

Damien Lewis

Damien Lewis is an award-winning writer who spent 20 years reporting from war, disaster and conflict zones for the BBC and other global news organizations. He is the bestselling author of more than 20 books, many of which are being adapted into films or television series, including military history, thrillers and several acclaimed memoirs about military working dogs. Lewis lives in Dorchester, England.

Damien Lewis

Books by Damien Lewis

by Damien Lewis - Biography, History, Nonfiction

Prior to World War II, Josephine Baker was a music-hall diva renowned for her singing and dancing, her beauty and sexuality. When the Nazis seized her adopted city, Paris, she was banned from the stage, along with all “negroes and Jews.” Yet instead of returning to America, she vowed to stay and to fight the Nazi evil. In AGENT JOSEPHINE, bestselling author Damien Lewis uncovers this little-known history of the famous singer’s life. During the war years, as a member of the French Nurse paratroopers --- a cover for her spying work --- Baker participated in numerous clandestine activities and emerged as a formidable spy. In turn, she was a hero of the three countries in whose name she served --- the US, France and Britain.