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Spy handler : memoir of a KGB officer : the true story of the man who recruited Robert Hanssen and Aldrich Ames

Author: Victor Cherkashin; Gregory Feifer
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retired KGB official whose career ranged from Stalin's death in 1953 to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 provides an insider's view of the KGB's conflict with the United States and reveals details about the agency's secret inner workings.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cherkashin, Victor, 1932-
Spy handler.
New York : Basic Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)607480140
Online version:
Cherkashin, Victor, 1932-
Spy handler.
New York : Basic Books, ©2005
(OCoLC)609006598
Named Person: Victor Cherkashin; Victor Cherkashin
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Cherkashin; Gregory Feifer
ISBN: 0465009689 9780465009688 0465009697 9780465009695
OCLC Number: 56085946
Notes: "A Member of the Perseus Books Group."
Description: xiv, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Inside the lion's den : Washington Station --
The training of a KGB handler --
Cold War frontline : Beirut --
Treason --
Intrigue at Moscow centre --
Washington Station : the redefector --
Washington Station : the most dangerous spy --
Washington Station : how to catch a spy --
Washington Station : the biggest catch : Hanssen --
The final years of the KGB --
Wild capitalism on the streets of new Russia --
Lessons of Cold War espionage.
Responsibility: Victor Cherkashin with Gregory Feifer.
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In a memoir more chilling than a John le Carre novel, we meet the senior KGB officer who recruited and handled two of America's most dangerous traitors, and whose career spanned four continents  Read more...

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