2005 Hard cover First edition. New in new dust jacket. Tight binding with clean text. New. First edition. Dustjacket has slight shelfwear. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With
dust jacket. 312 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Early in World War II, Richardson?s father was recruited into military intelligence & thrown into action in Europe. One of the founding members of the CIA, he quickly emerged as a seasoned ?chief of station? in some of the hottest assignments of the cold war, from occupied Vienna to the ballrooms of Athens to the jungles of the Philippines--& esp. Saigon, where he became a pivotal player in the event most historians see as the turning point of the Vietnam War, the overthrow of South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem.
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