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The Resource The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames, Kai Bird

The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames, Kai Bird

Label
The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames
Title
The good spy
Title remainder
the life and death of Robert Ames
Statement of responsibility
Kai Bird
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on extensive interviews with Ames' widow and quotes from his private letters, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer presents a brilliant narrative of the making of America's most influential and effective intelligence officer in the Middle East
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bird, Kai
Dewey number
  • 327.12730092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JK468.I6
LC item number
B549 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ames, Robert
  • United States
  • Intelligence officers
Label
The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames, Kai Bird
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [361]-410) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The making of a spy -- The Agency -- Arabia -- Aden and Beirut -- The Red Prince -- Secret diplomacy -- Headquarters, 1975-79 -- The assassination -- The ayatollahs -- Jimmy Carter and Hostage America -- Bill Casey and Ronald Reagan -- Beirut destiny -- The enigma of Imad Mughniyeh
Control code
1525138
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307889751
Lccn
2013049480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1525138
  • (OCoLC)857214566
Label
The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames, Kai Bird
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [361]-410) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The making of a spy -- The Agency -- Arabia -- Aden and Beirut -- The Red Prince -- Secret diplomacy -- Headquarters, 1975-79 -- The assassination -- The ayatollahs -- Jimmy Carter and Hostage America -- Bill Casey and Ronald Reagan -- Beirut destiny -- The enigma of Imad Mughniyeh
Control code
1525138
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 430 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307889751
Lccn
2013049480
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1525138
  • (OCoLC)857214566

Library Locations

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      147 Park Street, North Reading, MA, 01864, US
      42.5747042 -71.0762676
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