The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA

The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA

by Scott C. Johnson

Hardcover

$24.26 $26.95 Save 10% Current price is $24.26, Original price is $26.95. You Save 10%.
View All Available Formats & Editions

Temporarily Out of Stock Online

Eligible for FREE SHIPPING

Overview

The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA by Scott C. Johnson

A moving father-son account—part family memoir, part spy story—that runs from the Cold War to the War on Terror.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393239805
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/20/2013
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Scott C. Johnson was a Newsweek foreign correspondent for twelve years, often providing exclusive war reporting from Iraq, Afghanistan, and other fronts in the Middle East. He also served as Newsweek’s bureau chief in Mexico, Baghdad, and Africa; was part of the team that won the 2003 National Magazine Award for reportage of the Iraq War; and received a 2004 Overseas Press Club Honorable Mention for his reporting from Latin America. He is now a freelance journalist and writer living in Santa Monica, California.

Table of Contents

Prologue xi

Part I

1 New Delhi, 1973 3

2 Belgrade, 1981 12

3 Islamabad, 1983 17

4 Williamsburg, Virginia, 1984 23

5 Southfield, Michigan, 1987 46

6 Madrid, 1992 64

Part II

7 Roaming, 1995 75

8 Paris, 1998 86

9 Washington State, 2001 92

10 Afghanistan, 2001 108

11 Mexico City, 1968 122

12 Mexico City, 2002 137

13 Southern Iraq, 2003 162

14 Sarajevo, 2004 178

15 Baghdad, 2006 189

16 Ramadi, 2006 199

17 Baghdad, 2006 214

18 Washington State, 2006 226

Part III

19 New Hampshire, 2006 239

20 Mexico, 2006 252

21 Washington State, 2007 259

22 Baghdad and Amman, 2008 276

Epilogue 301

Acknowledgments 303

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
efm More than 1 year ago
I really liked this book, the story of father and son and secrets.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is well written and a fascinating story.   Hopefully the author will obtain an interview on Book TV. I highly recommend it and bought it for my Son-in Law. who lives in Spokane. .