ibooks, 2002 - 301 sidor
The incredible pursuit of a CIA agent turned terrorist by New York Times best-selling author Peter Maas. Edwin P. Wilson was the Great Gatsby of the spook world, the rogue CIA agent who had already begun to amass a fortune while still in U.S intelligence. His lavish estate outside Washington, D.C. was a favoured gathering place for senators and congressmen, admirals and generals, for key intelligence officers. In addition, Wilson was also raking in millions in the service of the godfather of world-wide terrorism - Libya's Colonel Muamar el-Qaddafi. Wilson seemed above the law. Then, US attorney Larry Barcella discovered Wilson's sinister machinations, and in a chase that would go on for nearly four years and over three continents, Barcella began a manhunt that would not end until Wilson was brought to justice. In MANHUNT, Peter Maas went behind the headlines, gaining access to the secret documentation of Wilson's intelligence career, classified federal investigative reports and sealed court records. And in the course of his exhaustive research into the murky bypaths of espionage and deception, he turned over rocks that official Washington would have much preferred remained in place
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They returned to Nampa at the outset of World War II . Wilson ... marine and
whenever a school vacation coincided with his brother ' s return from a voyage ,
Ed hitchhiked to California to see him and listen spellbound to his latest
When he returned home , he looked up the words in a dictionary and discovered
that they meant cancer of the lymph glands . He denied the prognosis to himself .
He was too young , too invulnerable . There were too many games to be won ...
In Houston , at a pretrial hearing , Fahringer attempted to show that Wilson had
been returned illegally . He put Barcella on the stand and demanded to know if
he had been aware that Keiser was a notorious confidence man with a string of ...
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If the story of Edwin Wilson, the ex-CIA agent who came to serve Muammar el-Qaddafi as a freewheeling dealer in explosives and the technologies and tactics of terror, were laid before a reader as ... Läs hela recensionen