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The Resource American spy : wry reflections on my life in the CIA, H.K. Roy

American spy : wry reflections on my life in the CIA, H.K. Roy

Label
American spy : wry reflections on my life in the CIA
Title
American spy
Title remainder
wry reflections on my life in the CIA
Statement of responsibility
H.K. Roy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In a series of lively vignettes, a former CIA operations officer reflects on his life as a spy, covert ops, war zones, and the importance of intelligence for national security"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Roy, H. K
Dewey number
  • 327.12730092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK468.I6
LC item number
R695 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roy, H. K
  • United States
  • Intelligence officers
Label
American spy : wry reflections on my life in the CIA, H.K. Roy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-304)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Balkan trilogy. Betrayal in the Balkans: Hillary sent me, but Bill nearly got me killed ; CIA leak ; Srebrenica madness -- Part II: The making of a spy. Don't get me started ; CIA paramilitary training ; Secure your chutes -- Part III: Latin America. Going operational ; Cuban ops ; Internal operations: Nicaragua ; Messing with Chinese spies ; Moon over Libya -- Part IV: Russian spies. CIA vs. KGB ; How--and why--to recruit a Russian spy -- Part V: CIA family. Real housewives of the CIA ; Spy kids ; CIA safe sex practices -- Part VI: Hot and cold running war: Yugoslavia. Denied Area operations ; I vant a weeza ; Komandante Giska ; From war virgin to war weary ; Life imitates art imitates life: hunting Bosnian war criminals -- Part VII: Iraq: it seemed like a good idea at the time. The road to Babylon ; Mission: improbable ; Tribalism ; Travels in Arabia -- Part VIII: Brushes with celebrity. Did I inspire an SNL skit? ; Breaking bad in Tijuana ; Sitting next to a rock star -- Part IX: The spy who cam down with a cold. Ignore my intelligence at your peril (I am not as stupid as I look) ; Iraq intelligence failure ; The spy who came down with a cold -- Epilogue -- Spookstock and H. K. Roy website
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781633885882
Lccn
2019012257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • on1083688537
  • (OCoLC)1083688537
  • 1014086
Label
American spy : wry reflections on my life in the CIA, H.K. Roy
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-304)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Balkan trilogy. Betrayal in the Balkans: Hillary sent me, but Bill nearly got me killed ; CIA leak ; Srebrenica madness -- Part II: The making of a spy. Don't get me started ; CIA paramilitary training ; Secure your chutes -- Part III: Latin America. Going operational ; Cuban ops ; Internal operations: Nicaragua ; Messing with Chinese spies ; Moon over Libya -- Part IV: Russian spies. CIA vs. KGB ; How--and why--to recruit a Russian spy -- Part V: CIA family. Real housewives of the CIA ; Spy kids ; CIA safe sex practices -- Part VI: Hot and cold running war: Yugoslavia. Denied Area operations ; I vant a weeza ; Komandante Giska ; From war virgin to war weary ; Life imitates art imitates life: hunting Bosnian war criminals -- Part VII: Iraq: it seemed like a good idea at the time. The road to Babylon ; Mission: improbable ; Tribalism ; Travels in Arabia -- Part VIII: Brushes with celebrity. Did I inspire an SNL skit? ; Breaking bad in Tijuana ; Sitting next to a rock star -- Part IX: The spy who cam down with a cold. Ignore my intelligence at your peril (I am not as stupid as I look) ; Iraq intelligence failure ; The spy who came down with a cold -- Epilogue -- Spookstock and H. K. Roy website
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781633885882
Lccn
2019012257
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • on1083688537
  • (OCoLC)1083688537
  • 1014086

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