A unique inside story by the person at the sharp end of the CIA's covert intelligence spear.
The struggles between the agency operatives dedicated to their work and the bureaucrats who were more interested in covering their asses.
The narrator was quite good, but I with the author had read it himself. There was a bit of cognitive dissonance because the narrator didn't have the Hispanic accent of the author. Small point, though.
This book offers some interesting insights into the workings of the human brain, but those insights are needles buried in a huge haystack of autobiographical anecdotes that I found I particularly interesting or relevant and often quite tedious.
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