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Author Russo, Gus, author.

Title Best of enemies : the last great spy story of the Cold War / Gus Russo and Eric Dezenhall.

Publication Info. New York : Twelve, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library Non-Fiction    327.1247 RUS    Available
Edition First edition.
Description vi, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-321) and index.
Contents Apprentice spies -- All roads lead to Washington -- Contact -- Musketeers -- The IOC -- The quisling -- Softly, softly, catchee monkey -- Havana takedown -- Sasha -- An old enemy -- A second reunion -- Going public -- A heavy box of caviar -- Calm before the storm -- You don't know me -- The Gulag redux -- Rest: the red button -- End games.
Summary "The story of two Cold War spies - CIA agent Jack Platt and KGB agent Genya Vasilenko - and their improbable friendship at a time when they should have been anything but."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Platt, Jack, 1936-2017.
Vasilenko, Gennady, 1941-
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Soviet Union. Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Spies -- United States -- Biography.
Spies -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Spies -- Russia (Federation) -- Biography.
Espionage -- United States -- History.
Espionage -- Soviet Union -- History.
Male friendship.
Added Author Dezenhall, Eric, author.
ISBN 9781538761311 hardcover
1538761319 hardcover

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