᠔ Hardcover תּ The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal For Free ᡠ Book By David E Hoffman ᢋ ᠔ Hardcover תּ The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal For Free ᡠ Book By David E Hoffman ᢋ Praise for David E Hoffmans The Billion Dollar Spy The Billion Dollar Spyis one of the best spy stories to come out of the Cold War and all the riveting for being true It hits the sweet spot between page turning thriller and solidly researched history even the footnotes are informative and then becomes something , a shrewd character study of spies and the spies who run them, the mixed motives, the risks This is a terrific book Washington PostA true life tale so gripping at times it reads like spy fiction Los Angeles TimesEngrossing Mr Hoffmans book particularly shines in cinematic accounts of anxious encounters The New York TimesA rare look at the dangerous, intricately choreographed tradecraft behind old school intelligence gathering What Hoffman s accomplished here isnt just a remarkable example of journalistic talent but also an ability to weave an absolutely gripping nonfiction narrative The Dallas Morning News This riveting drama packs valuable insights into the final decade of the cloak and dagger rivalry between the United States and the former Soviet Union A must read for historians and buffs of that era, as well as aficionados of espionage The Christian Science MonitorHoffman excels at conveying both the tradecraft and the human vulnerabilities involved in spying The New YorkerGripping and nerve wracking Human tension hangs overeverypage of The Billion Dollar Spylike the smell of leaded gasoline Hoffman knows the intelligence world well and has expertly used recently declassified documents to tell this unsettling and suspensefulstory The Billion Dollar Spyreads likethe most taut and suspenseful parts of Tinker Tailor Soldier Spyor Smileys People Its worth the clenched jaw and upset stomach it creates USA Today Suspenseful Hoffman is a scrupulous, meticulous writer whose pages of footnotes and references attest to how carefully he sticks to his sources His books value is in its true life adventure story and the window it offers into a once closed world The Columbus Dispatch Hoffman viscerally evokes the secret, ruthless Cold War battle between the American Central Intelligence Agency and the Soviet KGB in his true life espionage thriller An exciting, revealing tale with a courageous, sympathetic protagonist Tampa Bay Times The fine first sentence ofThe Billion Dollar Spycould almost have been written with an icicle A work of painstaking historical research thats paced like a thriller DeparturesHoffman proves that nonfiction can read like a John le Carr thriller This real life tale of espionage will hook readers from the get go Publishers Weekly starred review Fascinating Hoffmans revealing of Adolf Tolkachev as a person and a spy is brilliantly done, making this mesmerizing true story scary and thrilling Booklist starred review Hoffman ably navigates the many strands of this complex espionage story An intricate, mesmerizing portrayal of the KGB CIA spy culture A thoroughly researched excavation of an astoundingly important and sadly sacrificed spy for the CIA Kirkus ReviewsA fabulous read that also provides chilling insights into the Cold War spy game between Washington and Moscow that has erupted anew under Vladimir Putin It is also an evocative portrait of everyday life in the crumbling Soviet Union and a meticulously researched guide to CIA sources and methods I devoured every word, including the footnotes Michael Dobbs, author of One Minute to Midnight Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War One of the best real life spy stories ever told This is a breakthrough book in intelligence writing, drawing on CIA operational cablesthe holy grail of the spy worldto narrate each astonishing move Hoffman reveals CIA tradecraft tricks that are delicious than anything in a spy novel, and his command of the Soviet landscape is masterful Full of twists so amazing you couldnt make them up, this is spy fact that really is better than fiction David Ignatius, author of The Director The Billion Dollar Spyreads like the very best spy fiction yet is meticulously drawn from real life It is a gripping story of courage, professionalism, and betrayal in the secret world.Rodric Braithwaite, British Ambassador in Moscow, 1988 1992A scrupulously researched work of history that is also a gripping thriller, The Billion Dollar Spyby David E Hoffman is an unforgettable journey into Cold War espionage This spellbinding story pulses with the dramatic tension of running an agent in Soviet era Moscowwhere the KGB is ubiquitous and CIA officers and Russian assets are prey I was enthralled.Peter Finn, co author of The Zhivago Affair The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden BookDavid E Hoffman is a contributing editor at The Washington Post and a correspondent for PBS s FRONTLINE He was previously foreign editor, Moscow bureau chief, and White House correspondent for the newspaper He is the author of The Dead Hand The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and Its Dangerous Legacy, which won the Pulitzer Prize, and The Oligarchs Wealth and Power in the New Russia He lives with his wife in Maryland. 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