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Recruited by the CIA aged 21 in the aftermath of 9/11, Fox underwent intensive training and was sent undercover to keep nuclear, biological and chemical weapons out of the hands of terror groups. She offers compelling insight into this dangerous, unseen world, in this real life "Homeland".

Produktbeschreibung
Recruited by the CIA aged 21 in the aftermath of 9/11, Fox underwent intensive training and was sent undercover to keep nuclear, biological and chemical weapons out of the hands of terror groups. She offers compelling insight into this dangerous, unseen world, in this real life "Homeland".
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Random House UK Ltd
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 740789
  • Seitenzahl: 230
  • Erscheinungstermin: Januar 2021
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 132mm x 30mm
  • Gewicht: 170g
  • ISBN-13: 9781785039140
  • ISBN-10: 1785039148
  • Artikelnr.: 58617263
Autorenporträt
Following her CIA career in the field, AMARYLLIS FOX has covered current events and offered analysis for CNN, National Geographic, al Jazeera, BBC, and other global news outlets. She speaks at events and universities around the world on the topic of peacemaking. Amaryllis leads investigations into the international drug trade for new Netflix original documentary series, The Business of Drugs, and lives in Los Angeles, CA, with her husband and two daughters.
Rezensionen
One of People Magazine's Best Books of Fall 2019

Gripping reads like a true-life thriller.
--San Francisco Chronicle

Genius Fascinating along with the cloak-and-dagger action, Fox writes movingly of trying to reconcile a career in espionage with family life A look inside the CIA that the agency isn t ready for you to see a great read.
--Washington Post

Gripping Life Undercover sets aside high-octane street chases and gunfights for an equally riveting narrative of compassion, revealing that the path to peace is through understanding the common humanity in us all.
--Paste Magazine

"A riveting account of the decade the author spent risking her life in the CIA s most clandestine unit."
--People

"a timely, compelling story. As fellow citizens, we d all do well to better understand what that vital work entails."
--LA Times

"Gripping... Fox masterfully conveys the exhilaration and loneliness of life undercover, and her memoir reads like a great espionage novel."
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Extraordinary... [A] remarkable life...Fox engagingly and transparently describes her work as an undercover agent for the CIA."
--Kirkus Reviews
One of People Magazine's Best Books of Fall 2019

Gripping reads like a true-life thriller.  
--San Francisco Chronicle

Genius Fascinating along with the cloak-and-dagger action, Fox writes movingly of trying to reconcile a career in espionage with family life A look inside the CIA that the agency isn t ready for you to see a great read.
--Washington Post

Gripping Life Undercover sets aside high-octane street chases and gunfights for an equally riveting narrative of compassion, revealing that the path to peace is through understanding the common humanity in us all.
--Paste Magazine

"A riveting account of the decade the author spent risking her life in the CIA s most clandestine unit."
--People

"a timely, compelling story. As fellow citizens, we d all do well to better understand what that vital work entails."
--LA Times

"Gripping... Fox masterfully conveys the exhilaration and loneliness of life undercover, and her memoir reads like a great espionage novel."
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Extraordinary... [A] remarkable life...Fox engagingly and transparently describes her work as an undercover agent for the CIA."
--Kirkus Reviews