April 19, 2011 10:15 PM

Book digs up Julia Child’s covert past

When Julia Child's name popped up among the names of ballplayers, actors, justices and historians who worked for the the Office of Strategic Services — a precursor to the CIA — Jennet Conant wanted to know more. The result is her book, “A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS.”

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