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Author Bird, Kai, author.

Title The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames / Kai Bird.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Ames,R BIR    Available
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    92 AMES,R BIR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 AMES,R BIR    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    92 AMES,R BIR    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    92 AMES,R BIR    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    92 AMES,R BIR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [361]-410) and index.
Contents The making of a spy -- The Agency -- Arabia -- Aden and Beirut -- The Red Prince -- Secret diplomacy -- Headquarters, 1975-79 -- The assassination -- The ayatollahs -- Jimmy Carter and Hostage America -- Bill Casey and Ronald Reagan -- Beirut destiny -- The enigma of Imad Mughniyeh.
Summary Drawing on extensive interviews with Ames' widow and quotes from his private letters, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer presents a brilliant narrative of the making of America's most influential and effective intelligence officer in the Middle East.
Subject Ames, Robert, 1934-1983.
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780307889751 : $26.00

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