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Title Missing man : the American spy who vanished in Iran / Barry Meier
Author Meier, Barry
Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016

 Stadsbibl:Slottet vån 3 Samhällsvetenskap  327 Levinson    CHECK SHELF  ---
Edition First edition
Descript viii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Content Innehåll: Prologue -- 1.The House on Ninety-Second Street -- 2. Toots -- 3. The Fugitive -- 4. Boris -- 5. A Gold Mine -- 6. Christmas -- 7. The Black Dahlia -- 8. An Appointment on Kish -- 9. The Missing Man -- 10. One of Their Own -- 11. The Merchant of Death -- 12. Passwords -- 13. The Nuclear Option -- 14. "Heloo Cheristi" -- 15. The Hikers -- 16. The Young Man -- 17. Proof of Life -- 18. Tradecraft -- 19. Breaking News -- 20. The Fellowship -- 21. The Twilight War
Note "A real-life thriller about a CIA contractor who vanished in Iran and the international manhunt to find him"-- Provided by publisher
"In late 2013, Americans were shocked to learn that a former FBI agent turned private investigator who disappeared in Iran in 2007 had been there on a mission for the CIA. The missing man, Robert Levinson, appeared in pictures dressed like a Guantánamo prisoner and pleaded in a video for help from the United States. Barry Meier, an award-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times, draws on years of interviews and never-before-disclosed CIA files to weave a riveting narrative of the ex-agent's journey to Iran and the hunt to rescue him. The result is an extraordinary tale about the shadowlands between crime, business, espionage, and the law, where secrets are currency and betrayal is commonplace. Its colorful cast includes CIA operatives, Russian oligarchs, arms dealers, White House officials, gangsters, private eyes, FBI agents, journalists, and a fugitive American terrorist and assassin. Missing Man is a fast-paced story that moves through exotic locales and is set against a backdrop of the twilight war between the United States and Iran, one in which hostages are used as political pawns. Filled with stunning revelations, it chronicles a family's ongoing search for answers and one man's desperate struggle to keep his hand in the game"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Levinson, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1948-
United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees -- Biography
Spies -- United States -- Biography
Missing persons -- Iran -- Biography
Hostages -- Iran -- Biography
Rescues -- Iran -- History -- 21st century
Försvunna personer
Diplomatiska förbindelser
United States -- Foreign relations -- Iran
Iran -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
Förenta staterna
Classmark 327.12092
ISBN/ISSN 9780374210458
9780374712792 (ebook)
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