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Missing man : the American spy who vanished in Iran

Author: Barry Meier; Ray Porter
Publisher: [Prince Frederick] : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In late 2013, Americans were shocked to learn that a former FBI agent turned private investigator who disappeared in Iran in 2007 was there on a mission for the CIA. The missing man, Robert Levinson, appeared in pictures dressed like a Guantánamo prisoner and pleaded in a video for help from the United States. Barry Meier, an award-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times, draws on years of interviews  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Biography
History
Named Person: Robert A Levinson; Robert A Levinson
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Meier; Ray Porter
ISBN: 9781681681658 168168165X
OCLC Number: 948747931
Performer(s): Read by Ray Porter.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 25 min.)) : digital
Contents: Prologue --
1.The House on Ninety-Second Street --
2. Toots --
3. The Fugitive --
4. Boris --
5. A Gold Mine --
6. Christmas --
7. The Black Dahlia --
8. An Appointment on Kish --
9. The Missing Man --
10. One of Their Own --
11. The Merchant of Death --
12. Passwords --
13. The Nuclear Option --
14. "Heloo Cheristi" --
15. The Hikers --
16. The Young Man --
17. Proof of Life --
18. Tradecraft --
19. Breaking News --
20. The Fellowship --
21. The Twilight War.
Responsibility: Barry Meier.

Abstract:

In late 2013, Americans were shocked to learn that a former FBI agent turned private investigator who disappeared in Iran in 2007 was there on a mission for the CIA. The missing man, Robert Levinson, appeared in pictures dressed like a Guantánamo prisoner and pleaded in a video for help from the United States. Barry Meier, an award-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times, draws on years of interviews and never-before-disclosed CIA files to weave together a riveting narrative of the ex-agent's journey to Iran and the hunt to rescue him. The result is an extraordinary tale about the shadowlands between crime, business, espionage, and the law, where secrets are currency and betrayal is commonplace. Its colorful cast includes CIA operatives, Russian oligarchs, arms dealers, White House officials, gangsters, private eyes, FBI agents, journalists, and a fugitive American terrorist and assassin. Missing Man is a fast-paced story that moves through exotic locales and is set against the backdrop of the twilight war between the United States and Iran, one in which hostages are used as political pawns. Filled with stunning revelations, it chronicles a family's ongoing search for answers and one man's desperate struggle to keep his hand in the game.

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