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David E. Hoffman is a contributing editor at The Washington Post and a correspondent for PBS's investigative series, Frontline. He is the author of The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New Russia, The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal, and The Dead Hand: The show more Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy, which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 2010. (Bowker Author Biography) show less

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1953-08-05
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I listened to this book with Libby (11:54). I wonder how the author was able to gain access to all of the details in the book. I read this book as a test to see if Libby would allow me access to the entire book on my Lenovo laptop.
 
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MrDickie | 23 other reviews | May 19, 2023 |
1/16/2016 (FEO)The ISBN number created a wrong author listing.
 
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GHA.Library | 23 other reviews | Apr 10, 2023 |
Could be a dry read for some; identifying with the Station officers and the spies is more critical to getting most benefit from the story, gleaning the human equation from all the "007" intrigue and operations. Also a valuable window into what tipped the scales during the Cold War and the economics thereof, as well as life of Soviet citizens in the 70s & 80s.
 
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gkorbut | 23 other reviews | Apr 7, 2023 |
Frankly , I’d rather stick a fork in my leg than try and read this again.
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