For such a relatively short book, about a wide subject, it contains a wealth of knowledge. There is a lot of insight, accurate research, and knowledge
An interesting piece of the Cold War, an espionage/cautionary tale of what happens when grey people living in a grey world start believing their own lies
The stars of this book are the characters, which I feel I can say for the whole series. They are interesting, as well as intelligent
The book describes the long relationship between Polish & US intelligence agencies. Poland has been trying to come out from under the heavy hand of the Russians
A terrorist group took over a 100 hostages in Vienna. The rescue attempt went horribly wrong. CIA Vienna branch believes the inside breach was in their office.
Pretending to be an English professor at the University of Panama, Nick is trying to infiltrate student groups who are determined to regain ownership of the Panama Canal. Nick, however, is still a young man (23) and falls in love with one of his students, which plays with his heart, mind, and ideologies – something a spy cannot afford.
This was a surprising book, unlike many of the espionage novels I’ve read before. The story takes place over 70+ years in which the protagonist finds himself on the edge of history, like many of us do.
Milo Weaver, the reluctant spy, finds himself facing a CIA analyst about 10 years after the Department of Tourism, CIA’s silent assassins, was disbanded. The two find themselves on the run when a new breed of Tourists tries to kill them both.
Unexpected Spy From the CIA to the FBI, My Secret Life Taking Down Some of the World’s Most Notorious Terrorists – a bio of Tracy Walder with Jessica Anya Blau
About: Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar, the World’s Most Wanted Criminal by Steve Murphy and Javier F. Peña is a memoir of the two Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents who spent decades hunting drug traffickers. The two authors are the subject of the Netflix show Narcos, which follows their hunt for Pablo Escobar in Colombia. 352 pages Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Language: English ISBN-10: 1250202884 My rating for Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar, the World’s Most Wanted Criminal — 5 Buy Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar, the World’s Most Wanted Criminal from Amazon.com* More Books by Steve Murphy* More Books by Javier F. Peña* Thoughts: This is a fascinating look inside the DEA, how they worked this famous case, and their relationship with outside entities. The authors are very generous in giving credit where its due, and not taking all the glory for themselves. Manhunters: How We Took Down Pablo Escobar, the World’s Most Wanted Criminal by Steve Murphy and Javier F. Peña is written with alternating chapters by the authors. They talk about their beginnings in law enforcement, their time at the DEA academy, their lives in Colombia, and up to the…