The Spy's Son

The Spy's Son

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qA haunting book as fast paced and as exciting as the best spy novel . . . and ita€™s all true.q a€”Robert Lindsey, author of The Falcon and the Snowman Investigative reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist Bryan Denson tells the riveting story of the Nicholsonsa€”father and son co-conspirators who deceived their country by selling national secrets to Russia. Jim Nicholson was one of the CIA's top veteran case officers. By day, he taught spycraft at the CIA's clandestine training center, The Farm. By night, he was a minivan-driving single father racing home to have dinner with his kids. But Nicholson led a double life. For more than two years, he had met covertly with agents of Russia's foreign intelligence service and turned over troves of classified documents. In 1997, Nicholson became the highest ranking CIA officer ever convicted of espionage. But his duplicity didna€™t stop there. While behind the bars of a federal prison, the former mole systematically groomed the one person he trusted most to serve as his stand-in: his youngest son, Nathan. When asked to smuggle messages out of prison to Russian contacts, Nathan saw an opportunity to be heroic and to make his father proud.The True Story of the Highest-Ranking CIA Officer Ever Convicted of Espionage and the Son He Trained to Spy for Russia Bryan Denson ... In a way, Jim had finally returned home. ... Sheridan had a reputation as easy timea€”not quite the Club Fed depicted in movies, but a soft landing for the ... SCIa#39;s research focused on highly secretive studies on such things as how to make Minuteman missiles lessanbsp;...

Title:The Spy's Son
Author:Bryan Denson
Publisher:Grove/Atlantic, Inc. - 2015-05-05


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