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The Spy Who Got Away : The Inside Story of Edward Lee Howard, the CIA Agent Who Betrayed His Country's Secrets and Escaped to Moscow

Wise, David

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ISBN 10: 039456281X / ISBN 13: 9780394562810
Published by Random House, Inc., New York, NY, U.S.A., 1988
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The Spy Who Got Away : The Inside Story of ...

Publisher: Random House, Inc., New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: H Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: J Very Good -

Edition: Second Printing..

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Offers an account of CIA defector Edward Lee Howard, from his recruitment by the CIA, to his dimissal and detection, to his escape to the Soviet Union

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In spring 1983, Edward Howard was preparing for his first overseas posting as a CIA case officera tour in the agency's most sensitive station, Moscow. In June 1986, he became the first CIA officer to defect to the Soviet Union. Wise, a frequent writer on intelligence issues and co-author (with Thomas B. Ross) of The Invisible Government , interviewed Howard (in Budapest), his family, co-workers, and American counterintelligence officers to prepare this compelling analysis of events and mostly CIA bungles that led to a major U.S. intelligence disaster. The remarkable, clearly told story reveals intriguing snippets of the workings of American intelligence. Most appropriate for public libraries. BOMC featured selection. James R. Kuhlman, Univ. of Georgia Lib., Athens
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