The Spy Book uncovers the secrets and decodes the messages of the covert world of espionage. Over 2,000 entries on people, agencies, operations, and tools comprise this definitive work. Insiders Norman Polmar and Thomas Allen have unearthed files that have only recently been made available, including many from the KGB. This second edition includes the latest unveiled spies and situations, as well as new entries on the effects of espionage on literature, movies, television, and other media.
|Publisher:||Random House Information Group|
|Edition description:||REVISED & UPDATED|
|Product dimensions:||7.37(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.38(d)|
About the Author
THOMAS B. ALLEN is the author of over a dozen books, including the highly-acclaimed War Games. Previously the senior book editor of the National Geographic Society, he has written several books and numerous articles for National Geographic.
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