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My Father the Spy

by John H. Richardson

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24268871M
ISBN 109780061439926, 9780061750038, 9780061439933

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  The books listed here are, indeed, from my father's library, representing the depth and varied interests of a modern scholar's mind. Dr. Henry LeRoy Finch, professor emeritus of philosophy and a published author, trained in the classics (graduating top in his class at Yale), and went on to develop an appreciation for modern thinkers.   "I Think my Dad is a Spy!' is published by Melbourne Australia and available world wide. Written by Sognia Vassallo, Illustrated by Jenny Wood & Sognia Vassallo. Published May

  When Mark Colvin sat down to write his autobiography he realised the only way to do it was to look at not just his own life as an investigative journalist, but also his father's life as a spy.   The Russian spy who duped my dad The FBI called Emil Goldfus a KGB colonel leading a vast network of espionage. My father called him a friend


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"My Father the Spy" proved to be an interesting read. In addition to learning what it is like to be born and raised in the family of a key Central Intelligence Agency operative, the reader gets an inside view of the workings of our secret intelligence gathering agency during critical times of the post-World War II era/5(20).

The book goes off the rails when the focus shifts from the father to the author's adolescent rebellion. The story of having a dad who is a spy involved in key events of the cold war is interesting, the memories of a spoiled kid doing drugs and blowing off school, much less interesting/5.

My Father The Spy This is the true story of Bill Bristow, the son of a spy, and his father Desmond Bristow. It reveals how mysterious it is having a father whose career could not be talked about and whose work during the war was never fully appreciated by the family.4/5.

As his father nears death in his retirement home in Mexico, John H. Richardson begins to unravel a life filled with drama and secrecy. John Sr. was a CIA "chief of station" on some of the hottest assignments of the Cold War, from the back alleys of occupied Vienna to the jungles of the Philippines—and especially Saigon, where he became a pivotal player in the turning point of the Vietnam War.

My father was a spy, a high-ranking member of the CIA, one of those idealistic men who came out of World War II determined to save the world from tyranny. The My Father the Spy book of the My Father the Spy: An Investigative Memoir by John H Richardson at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(4). As his father nears death in his retirement home in Mexico, John H.

Richardson begins to unravel a life filled with drama and secrecy. John Sr. was a CIA "chief of station" on some of the hottest assignments of the Cold War, from the back alleys of occupied Vienna to the jungles of the Philippines—and especially Saigon, where he became a pivotal player in the turning point of the.

The Day I Found Out My Father Was a Spy Steve Healey on Coming to Terms with Family Secrets. By Steve Healey. Septem Among the last poems I wrote for this book was one about that moment when Dad told me about Mom’s affair. It was a topic that still felt dangerous, like a secret I shouldn’t divulge.

Author: Steve Healey. But enough time had passed, and this new evidence of my father’s past gave me an opportunity to dispel that regret by learning more about my father’s secret life, and the life of this top Soviet asset who had been his partner in espionage.

* More than 1, people worked in the embassy complex in New Delhi, 1, Indians and : Eva Dillon. Journalist and novelist Richardson (In the Little World,etc.) tries to understand what his abstracted, distant father faced as a high-ranking CIA Richardson Sr.

was an idealist: a man who loved great literature, Thomas Jefferson, and democracy, a Quaker who. My father was a spy.

By Charlotte Bingham. Ap — am. Normal text size Larger text size Very large text size. I had always thought my father did something really boring at the War Author: Charlotte Bingham.

My Father The Spy: An Investigative Memoir As his father nears death in his retirement home in Mexico, John H. Richardson begins to unravel a life filled with drama and secrecy. John Sr. was a CIA "chief of station" on some of the hottest assignments of the Cold War, from the back alleys of occupied Vienna to the jungles of the.

MY FATHER THE SPY An Investigative Memoir. By John H. Richardson. Illustrated. HarperCollins Publishers. $Author: Ben Sisario. My name is Eva Dillon, My father, Paul Dillon, was a spy for the Central Intelligence Agency in Germany, Mexico, and India at the height of the Cold War before his cover was blown by a disgruntled former officer in I was born in Berlin inone of six : Eva Dillon.

The first thing she said was, “My father’s an assassin.” I was 20 when I officially found out my dad was in the CIA. But it was a stranger who told me and unlike this other spy daughter, I had few words for the experience.

Growing up, my dad was a nerd who wore black horn-rimmed glasses, a dark suit jacket and a tie most of the : Leslie Absher. A n early family photograph shows me as a toddler, clearly in awe of my dad, while hugely curious at the same time. My father is painting a landscape from a cliff's edge in the Basque country.

My Father and Me: A Spy Story It was just a favor to dear old dad. But the next thing Nathan Nicholson knew, he was jet-setting around the world Author: Yudhijit Bhattacharjee.

Another friend of my father's was Allen Weinstein, then writing his massive and influential book Perjury, about the McCarthy-era case of the accused spy Alger Hiss.

I'd read a little about the. Andras Forgach: 'My mother was a Cold War spy' Tim Adams Thirty years after the fall of communism, the acclaimed Hungarian novelist András Forgách.

Get this from a library. My father the spy: an investigative memoir. [John H Richardson] -- The son of a CIA station chief in Vietnam describes his father's entry into military intelligence during World War II, his contributions as a diplomat and spymaster, and the author's own struggles.

My dad, the protagonist of author Mark Sullivan’s Amazon bestseller, Beneath a Scarlet Sky, was born in The voice and image of “Il Duce” (as Italians were obliged to call Mussolini) were ubiquitous in Italy at the time.

Mussolini would ultimately drag the country into the Second World War on the side of Germany’s Adolf Hitler. My father is now 92 and lives an hour north of Author: Michael Lella. The spy novelist John le Carré opens his charming new book, “The Pigeon Tunnel,” by recalling the time he tagged along on one of his father’s gambling sprees in Monte Carlo.Buy My Father the Spy: An Investigative Memoir Reprint by John H.

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