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Farewell : the greatest spy story of the twentieth century

Author: Sergei Kostin; Éric Raynaud; Catherine Cauvin-Higgins; Richard V Allen
Publisher: Las Vegas, Nev. : AmazonCrossing, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vladimir Vetrov, joined the KGB to work as a spy. Following a couple of murky incidents, he is removed from the field and placed at a desk as an analyst. Soon, burdened by a troubled marriage and frustrated at a failing career, Vetrov turns to alcohol. Desparate and in need of redemption, in 1980 he offers his services to the DST, the French counterintelligence service. Thus Agent Farewell is born. Soon he is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Vladimir I Vetrov
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sergei Kostin; Éric Raynaud; Catherine Cauvin-Higgins; Richard V Allen
ISBN: 9781611090260 1611090261
OCLC Number: 748281536
Description: 430 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Sergei Kostin & Eric Reynaud ; translated by Catherine Cauvin-Higgins ; foreword by Richard V. Allen.

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Vladimir Vetrov, joined the KGB to work as a spy. Following a couple of murky incidents, he is removed from the field and placed at a desk as an analyst. Soon, burdened by a troubled marriage and frustrated at a failing career, Vetrov turns to alcohol. Desparate and in need of redemption, in 1980 he offers his services to the DST, the French counterintelligence service. Thus Agent Farewell is born. Soon he is sneaking files and photographing sensitive dcouments, keeping the West informed of the USSR's plans--right in the heart of KGB headquarters, hastening the end of the Cold War.

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