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Wilson, Valerie Plame.

Summary: The woman at the center of the Bush administration's CIA leak scandal breaks her silence as she describes her role as an undercover CIA operative, her training and experiences, her efforts to protect her children, and her battle with the CIA to reveal the truth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Encore, Simon & Schuster Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WILSON, VALERIE PLAME Wil

Willner, Nina

Summary: "In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family--of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Forty Autumns makes visceral the pain and longing of one family forced to live...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2016

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Devine, Jack

Summary: A CIA veteran with extensive experience in covert operations presents a guide to the art of spycraft while illuminating the CIA's essential role, sharing a cautionary message about its recent transition toward paramilitary activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DEVINE, JACK DEV

Morley, Jefferson

Summary: CIA spymaster James Jesus Angleton was one of the most powerful unelected officials in the United States government in the mid-20th century, a ghost of American power. From World War II to the Cold War, Angleton operated beyond the view of the public, Congress, and even the president. In The Ghost, investigative reporter Jefferson Morley tells Angleton's dramatic story. From the agency's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANGLETON, JAMES JESUS MOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B ANGLETON MOR

Conant, Jennet.

Summary: A stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an OSS agent in the Far East.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.54 CON

Denson, Bryan

Summary: "A high-speed, high-stakes account of [the] riveting true story of a father's deception, a son's loyalty, and the terrible costs of betraying both country and kin"--Back jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 DEN

Miller, Scott

Summary: "Presents an account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of disenchanted Germans in a plot to assassinate Hitler and end World War II before the invasion of opportunistic Russian forces,"--NoveList.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DULLES, ALLEN MIL

Casey, William.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Gateway 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 CAS

Baer, Robert.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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Clapper, James R. (James Robert)

Summary: In "Facts and Fears" Clapper considers such controversial questions as, Is intelligence ethical? Is it moral to intercept communications or to photograph closed societies from orbit? What are the limits of what we should be allowed to do? What protections should we give to the private citizens of the world, not to mention our fellow Americans? Are there times when intelligence officers can lose...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLAPPER, JAMES R CLA

Boot, Max

Summary: A biography of Edward Lansdale, the CIA operative. Boot chronicles his rise and fall as a proponent of a visionary "hearts and minds" diplomacy in Vietnam who was ultimately overruled by the American military bureaucracy, which favored bombs and troop build-ups over winning the people's trust. "The legendary Edward Lansdale (1908-1987), a covert operative so roguish that he was said to be the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LANSDALE, EDWARD BOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LANDSDALE BOO

Crumpton, Henry A.

Summary: A counterterrorism spy describes his leadership of the campaign that routed al Qaeda and the Taliban in the weeks after the September 11 attacks, offering insight into the ways in which the Afghanistan campaign changed American warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRUMPTON, HENRY A CRU

Perkins, John

Summary: John Perkins' job was to convince countries that are strategically important to the United States -- from Indonesia to Panama -- to accept enormous loans for infrastructure development and to make sure that the lucrative projects were contracted to U.S. corportations, such as Halliburton.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2005

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 332.042 PER

Baer, Robert.

Summary: A CIA operative and his CIA sharpshooter wife describe how they unexpectedly fell in love during a mission and the complicated challenges they faced in their shared effort to return to civilian life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Pub. 2011

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Shackley, Theodore.

Summary: "But who was the real Ted Shackley? In Spymaster, he has told the story of his entire remarkable career for the first time. With the assistance of fellow former CIA officer Richard A. Finney, he discusses the consequential posts he held in Berlin, Miami, Laos, Vietnam, and Washington, where he was intimately involved in some of the key intelligence operations of the Cold War. During his long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Potomac Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHACKLEY, TED SHA

Brace, Ernest C.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 BRA

Marshall, Charles F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Louisiana State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 MAR

Bird, Kai.

Summary: On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded outside the American Embassy in Beirut, killing 63 people. The attack was a geopolitical turning point. It marked the beginning of Hezbollah as a political force, but even more important, it eliminated America's most influential and effective intelligence officer in the Middle East -- CIA operative Robert Ames. What set Ames apart from his peers was his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LARGE PRINT 327.127 BIR

Vise, David A.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.1247 VIS

Talbot, David

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Summary: "An explosive, headline-making portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into the most powerful and secretive colossus in Washington, from the founder of Salon.com and author of the New York Times bestseller Brothers. America's greatest untold story: the United States' rise to world dominance under the guile of Allen Welsh Dulles, the longest-serving director of the CIA. Drawing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HaperCollins Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 TAL

Blum, Howard

Summary: "In 1946, genius linguist and codebreaker Meredith Gardner discovered that the KGB was running an extensive network of strategically placed spies inside the United States, whose goal was to infiltrate American intelligence and steal the nation's military and atomic secrets. Over the course of the next decade, he and young FBI supervisor Bob Lamphere worked together on Venona, a top-secret...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 BLU

Wilson, Valerie Plame.

Summary: Valerie Plame Wilson, wife of Ambassador Joesph Wilson, discusses how the revelation to the American public that she was a spy impacted her personal and professional life and addresses questions about her training, experiences, covert status, responsibilities, and personal life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327.12092 WIL

Purnell, Sonia

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Summary: "The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World War In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission: "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her." This spy was Virginia Hall, a young American woman--rejected from the foreign service because of her gender and her prosthetic leg--who talked her way into the spy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Mendez, Antonio J.

Summary: A top CIA operative offers an authorized account of his double life as a Department of Defense bureaucrat and a globe-trotting spy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow & Co. 1999

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