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Manila Espionage

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331 pages5 hours

Summary

Manila Espionage is the autobiography of Claire “High Pockets” Phillips, an American entertainer living in Manila in 1941 when war breaks out. Using her popular Tsubuki Nightclub as a headquarters, High Pockets and her staff serve spiked drinks to Japanese officers and seduce military information out of them. During the day, Claire smuggles contraband in her bra (‘high pockets’) past bribed Japanese guards paid to look the other way, into imprisoned American POWs – money, food and clothes – saving countless lives.

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