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Good Hunting - by Jack Devine & Vernon Loeb (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 336

Genre: Biography + Autobiography

Sub-Genre: Personal Memoirs

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Picador USA

Age Range: Adult

Author: Jack Devine & Vernon Loeb

Language: English

Street Date: April 28, 2015
TCIN: 79231664
UPC: 9781250069634
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-1392
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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A MASTER CLASS IN SPYCRAFT FROM ONE OF ITS GREATEST PRACTITIONERS

Jack Devine is one of the legendary spymasters of our time. He was in Chile when Allende fell; he ran Charlie Wilson's war in Afghanistan; he had too much to do with Iran-Contra for his own taste, though he tried to stop it; he oversaw the effort to run down Pablo Escobar in Colombia. Devine served America's interests for more than thirty years in a wide range of covert operations, ultimately overseeing the Directorate of Operations, a CIA component that watches over thousands of American covert operatives worldwide.
Good Hunting is his guide to the art of spycraft, told with great wit, candor, and commonsense wisdom. Caricatured by Hollywood, lionized by the right, and pilloried by the left, the CIA remains one of the least understood instruments of the United States government. Devine knows more than almost anyone about the CIA's vital importance as a tool of American statecraft. In wonderfully readable prose, Good Hunting aims to set the record straight. This is a revelatory inside look at an organization whose history has not been given its real due.

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