New PDF release: Conversations with a Masked Man: My Father, the CIA, and Me

By John Hadden

ISBN-10: 1531871410

ISBN-13: 9781531871413

ISBN-10: 1628725915

ISBN-13: 9781628725919

For 40 years John Hadden and his father of an identical identify fought on the dinner desk over politics, artwork, and diverse matters referring to the USA. One used to be haunted by means of what he had witnessed in the course of his lengthy CIA occupation, from Berlin to Tel Aviv; the opposite retreated to the Vermont woods to direct Shakespeare until eventually ultimately he faced his father on the desk one final time with a tape recorder. Conversations with a Masked Man is a chain of conversations Hadden had along with his father concerning the older man’s thirty-year occupation as a CIA officer and the way American coverage affected the relatives and the world.

Father and son speak about John senior’s youth as a child in long island, his education at West aspect, the stench of our bodies in Dresden after the warfare, Berlin and Vienna within the overdue forties and fifties on the top of the chilly conflict, the follies of the Cuban missile problem, how he disobeyed orders to bomb Cairo whereas he used to be station leader in Israel through the Six-Day battle, and treacherous workplace politics in Washington. the tale unfolds in discussion alternating with the writer’s personal thoughts and reflections. What emerges is hilarious, without notice candid, and deeply personal.

Combining the candid descriptions of the realm of the CIA with intimate conversations among a father and son, this publication is written for the political junkie, the psychologist, the artwork lover, or anyone who wonders who the hell their father rather is.

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