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Gentleman Spy: The Life of Allen Dulles (1995)

by Peter Grose

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Peter Grose's book is an authoritative account of one of the most intriguing figures in recent American history, Allen Dulles. Head of the CIA under Eisenhower and Kennedy, Dulles devoted his life to what he called "the craft of intelligence", changing the history of espionage. Peter Grose describes the man who was guided by his unwavering principles about the United States and its role in the world.

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International intrigue, varied love affairs, and clandestine operations to topple governments all marked the life of Allen Dulles who is regarded as the keystone figure in the history of American intelligence. This biography documents the creation of an intelligence network and the development of the United States into a super power.… (more)

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