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Author Favreau, Marc, 1968- author.

Title Spies : the secret showdown between America and Russia / Marc Favreau.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2019.
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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 327.1273 FAV    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 306 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-293) and index.
Contents Prologue: Seeing ghosts -- Part 1: Enemies. The defector -- The spy hunters -- The double -- Part 2: Deep freeze. Capital of the Cold War -- The pilot -- Missiles -- Part 3: Stalemate. Moscow rules -- War games -- The year of the spy -- Part 4: Thaw. The man without a face -- Epilogue: Mole hunt -- Acknowledgments -- KGB: key facts -- CIA: key facts -- Russian espionage since the end of the Cold War -- The CIA since the end of the Cold War -- Cold War timeline -- Cold War glossary -- Glossary of key espionage techniques.
Summary "An account of the Cold War spies whose survival depended on carefully orchestrated deceptions as they fought in the shadows to help avert global nuclear war and, in so doing, changed the global landscape in ways that are still felt today"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Soviet Union. Komitet gosudarstvennoĭ bezopasnosti -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Spies -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Spies -- Soviet Union -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Espionage, American -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Espionage, Soviet -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature.
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Cold War -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Informational works.
ISBN 9780316545921 hardcover
0316545929 hardcover

 
    
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