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- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 6.79
What motivates someone to risk his or her life in the shadowy, often dangerous world of espionage? What are the needs and opportunities for spying amid the "war on terrorism"? And how can the United States recruit spies to inform its struggle with Islamic fundamentalists' acts of anti-Western jihad? Drawing on over twenty-five years of experience,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.95
The true story that inspired David Hwang's play "M Butterfly", about a French diplomat, Bernard Boursicot, posted to Peking, who fell in love with a seductive opera singer, named Shi Pei Pu, apparently unaware that Pei Pu was a man. Their liaison "produced" a son, and led them into espionage and finally to gaol in France. Joyce Wadler spent four years... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 13.57
The first complete narrative of the pursuit and capture of Adolf Eichmann, based on groundbreaking new information and interviews and featuring rare, neverpublished Mossad surveillance photographs When the Allies stormed Berlin in the last days of the Third Reich, the operational manager of the mass murder of Europe?s Jews shed his SS uniform and... more...
- Random House 2013; US$ 25.37
The spy is as old as history but spy services are quite new. Britain founded the first, Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, in dubious circumstances in 1909. Others followed until no country considered itself a nation unless it had a corps of spies. The biggest and most expensive is America's Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA, formed as... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 14.65
A revelatory secret history of how America became home to thousands of Nazi war criminals after World War II, many of whom were brought here by the OSS and CIA?by the New York Times reporter who broke the story and who has interviewed dozens of agents for the first time. more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
Edgar Award Finalist: The gripping account of an assassination on US soil and the violent foreign conspiracy that stretched from Pinochet?s Chile to the streets of Washington, DC, with a new introduction by Ariel Dorfman. On September 10, 1976, exiled Chilean leader Orlando Letelier delivered a blistering rebuke of Augusto Pinochet?s brutal right-wing... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 16.00
The best-selling author of The Liberator brings to life the incredible true story of an American doctor in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War II The leafy Avenue Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupied France, was Paris's hotbed of daring spies, murderous secret police, amoral informers, and Vichy... more...
- Penguin Random House New Zealand 2014; US$ 22.64
The inside story of the Bill Sutch spy scandal by the agent who potted him. In 1975 Kit Bennetts was one of the youngest officers ever to serve in the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service. Fresh out of training, on routine surveillance duty one night he followed a big Mercedes from the Soviet Embassy in Wellington and witnessed a meeting between... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 11.51
In the secret world of spies and covert operations, no intelligene service continues to be as surrounded by myth and mystery as Israel's Mossad. Gideon's Spies reveals the extent of Mossad's involvement in an astonishing range of world events including Irangate, the attempted assisination of Pope John Paul II, the Monica Lewinsky scandal and the... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2014; US$ 16.00
Master storyteller Ben Macintyre?s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century?s greatest spy story. Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain?s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War?while he was secretly working for the enemy.... more...