A Life of Lies and Spies (Innbundet)


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 320
Forlag: Thomas Dunne Books
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781250065049
Omtale: A Life of Lies and Spies
Alan Trabue unveils the CIA's use of covert ops polygraph and interrogation of foreign spies in this fascinating and thrilling memoir of his 38-year career spanning 40 countries Alan Trabue chose a bizarre, dangerous way to make a living. In A Life of Lies and Spies, Trabue exposes the often perilous world of polygraphing foreign spies in support of CIA espionage programs. He recounts his incredible, true-life globe-trotting adventures, from his induction in the CIA in 1971 to directing the CIA's world-wide covert ops polygraph program. A Life of Lies and Spies brings readers into the high-stakes world of covert operations and the quest to uncover deceit, featuring a high-speed car chase, blown clandestine meetings, surreptitious room searches, tear-gassing by riot police, and confrontations with machine gun-armed soldiers. Liberally sprinkled with side anecdotes-such as debriefing an agent though a torturous swarm of mosquitoes in a jungle shack - Trabue's story highlights both the humour and the intrinsic danger of conducting CIA covert activities.

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