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Special agent man : my life in the FBI as a terrorist hunter, helicopter pilot, and certified sniper

Author: Steve Moore
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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For decades, movies and television shows have portrayed FBI agents as fearless heroes leading glamorous lives, but this refreshingly original memoir strips away the fantasy and glamour and describes the day-to-day job of an FBI special agent. The book gives a firsthand account of a career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation from the academy to retirement, with exciting and engaging anecdotes about SWAT teams,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Moore, Steve, 1958-
Special agent man.
Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2012
(DLC) 2012014309
(OCoLC)761851765
Named Person: Steve Moore
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Moore
ISBN: 9780914090731 0914090739 9780914090885 0914090887
OCLC Number: 802052861
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations
Contents: Introduction --
"Hi, my name is Steve, and I'm addicted to adrenaline" --
Least likely to become an FBI agent --
Quantico theme park --
Not my dad's FBI --
I didn't see the train coming --
I swear I didn't know she was dead --
Career number two --
So I just met this girl --
--
Don't lose him, don't get burned --
SWAT and other bad habits --
It was nice while it lasted --
Stupid people tricks --
Big guns, small children --
My, how time flies --
Drinking out of a fire hose --
Diplomacy, and other things your mother warned you about --
"Isn't there anybody else who could do your job, daddy?" --
Insanity --
Sparky, why don't you head west? --
FBI glossary.
Responsibility: Steve Moore.

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For decades, movies and television shows have portrayed FBI agents as fearless heroes leading glamorous lives, but this refreshingly original memoir strips away the fantasy and glamour and describes the day-to-day job of an FBI special agent. The book gives a firsthand account of a career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation from the academy to retirement, with exciting and engaging anecdotes about SWAT teams, counterterrorism activities, and undercover assignments. At the same time, it challenges the stereotype of FBI agents as arrogant, case-stealing, suit-wearing stiffs with representations of real people who carry badges and guns. With honest, self-deprecating humor, Steve Moore's narrative details his successes and his mistakes, the trauma the job inflicted on his marriage, his triumph over the aggressive cancer that took him out of the field for a year, and his return to the Bureau with renewed vigor and dedication to take on some of the most thrilling assignments of his career. Steve Moore is a former agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who had assignments as a SWAT team operator, sniper, pilot, counterterrorist, and undercover agent. He received multiple awards from the Department of Justice before his retirement in 2008, has written two episodes for an FBI-themed TV series, and is a regular commentator for Headline News. He lives in Thousand Oaks, California.

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