The Literary Spy: The Ultimate Source For Quotations On Espionage & Intelligence

July 23, 2013|
The Literary Spy: The Ultimate Source For Quotations On Espionage & Intelligence by Charles E. Lathrop
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The Literary Spy provides a unique view of the intelligence world through the words of its own major figures (and those fascinated with them) from ancient times to the present. CIA speechwriter and analyst Charles E. Lathrop has compiled and annotated more than 3,000 quotations from such disparate sources as the Bible, spy novels and movies, Shakespeare's plays, declassified CIA documents, memoirs, TV talk shows, and speeches from U.S. and foreign leaders and officials.
Arranged in thematic categories with opening commentary for each section, the quotations speak for themselves. Together they serve both to illuminate a world famous for its secrets and deceptions and to show the extent to which intelligence has manifested itself in literature and in life. Engaging, informative, and often irreverent, The Literary Spy is an exceedingly satisfying book-one that meets the needs of the serious researcher just as ably as those of the armchair spy in pursuit of an evening's entertainment.

Title:The Literary Spy: The Ultimate Source For Quotations On Espionage & IntelligenceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:496 pages, 9.25 X 7.38 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:496 pages, 9.25 X 7.38 X 0.68 inPublished:July 23, 2013Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300203888

ISBN - 13:9780300203882

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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