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Author Talty, Stephan, author.

Title The good assassin : how a Mossad agent and a band of survivors hunted down the Butcher of Latvia / Stephan Talty.

Publication Info. Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction-NEW  364.151092 TAL    DUE 01-23-21
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Description xiv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-285) and index.
Contents Part I: The Aktions -- The Club on Skolas Street -- Zelma -- First Night -- Gogol Street -- 19 Waldemars -- The Moskow Suburb -- November 30th -- The Valley of the Dead -- Part II: Those Who Can Never Forget -- A Latvian in Rio -- "The Epitome of Humanity" -- Anton Kuenzle -- The Merciless One -- The Late One -- First Contact -- The Campaign -- "Our Own Thomas Edison" -- The Plantation -- Paranoia -- The Sabras -- "Certain Categories of Murder" -- The Camera -- "To Live With a Few Murderers" -- The House on Colombia Street -- The Wait -- An Offer -- The Legislator -- The Asylum -- The Trial.
Summary "The untold story of a Latvian Nazi's gruesome crimes and an Israeli spy's epic journey to bring him to justice-a case that altered the fates of all ex-Nazis."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Medad, Jacob, 1919-2012.
Cukurs, Herbert, 1900-1965 -- Assassination.
Israel. Mosad le-modiʻin ṿe-tafḳidim meyuḥadim.
Nazis -- Brazil.
Nazis -- Uruguay.
War criminals -- Latvia -- Rīga.
Fugitives from justice -- Uruguay.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Latvia -- Rīga.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Latvia -- Rīga.
Secret service -- Israel.
Added Title How a Mossad agent and a band of survivors hunted down the Butcher of Latvia
ISBN 9781328613080 (hardcover)
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