THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

First spy, then teacher, now artist

By Erika Lovley
Globe Correspondent / November 20, 2005

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Artist Lawrence Martin-Bittman captures the spirit of Rockport and its fishermen in bright, whimsical scenes that will soon fill the pages of his latest book, a children's story called ''Serenade at Sea." But his bright watercolors are a sharp contrast to the dark lifestyle he led decades ago as Ladislav Bittman, a Communist spy for Czechoslovakia. (Full article: 787 words)

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