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Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
Legacy of Ashes The History of the CIA
Author: Tim Weiner
This is the book the CIA does not want you to read. For the last sixty years, the CIA has maintained a formidable reputation in spite of its terrible record, never disclosing its blunders to the American public. It spun its own truth to the nation while reality lay buried in classified archives. Now, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9781433203022
ISBN-10: 1433203022
Publication Date: 6/28/2007
Edition: Unabridged
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Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc.
Book Type: Audio Cassette
Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
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I have mixed feelings for this book. As an audio book, it was not the best. The narration was dry with hardly any attempt at different voices or tones. Very monotonus. The writing itself was better. This book gives quite a good look at the history of the CIA and Weiner took pains to use original sources and attribute quotes to actual people - no anynomus sources. I was impressed and surpriesd by the detail that is covered. This books allows us to peek behind the curtain of secrets and I would reccommend it to anyone who has an interest in American government or world events.
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