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Author: Timothy Garton Ash
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A real-life thriller in which the author traces and confronts the German friends and acquaintances who informed on him, and the officers who hired them. Behind Stasi reports of suspicious meetings we discover the love affairs, friendships, and formative intellectual encounters that actually occurred. And behind a baffling web of lies, half-truths, and forgotten stories we find a forty-year-old man spying on his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Garton Ash, Timothy.
File.
New York : Random House, ©1997
(OCoLC)756455074
Named Person: Timothy Garton Ash; Timothy Garton Ash; Timothy Garton Ash
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Garton Ash
ISBN: 0679455744 9780679455745
OCLC Number: 37571299
Description: 262 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Timothy Garton Ash.

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A real-life thriller in which the author traces and confronts the German friends and acquaintances who informed on him, and the officers who hired them. Behind Stasi reports of suspicious meetings we discover the love affairs, friendships, and formative intellectual encounters that actually occurred. And behind a baffling web of lies, half-truths, and forgotten stories we find a forty-year-old man spying on his younger self.

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