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    • Argo

    • How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
    • By: Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 458
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      4 out of 5 stars 409
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 414

    On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still reverberating today. But there's a little-known footnote to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a midlevel agent named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them. Armed with foreign film visas, Mendez and an unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood insiders traveled to Tehran....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I listened to this twice in a row!

    • By Flossiesmommy on 11-28-12
    • How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History
    • By: Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 09-13-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 458 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Master of Disguise

    • My Secret Life in the CIA
    • By: Antonio J. Mendez
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 543
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 486
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482

    From the author of Argo comes an unforgettable behind-the-scenes story of espionage in action. In the first ever memoir by a top-level operative to be authorized by the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez reveals the cunning tricks and insights that helped save hundreds from deadly situations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Refreshing and Unique Viewpoint

    • By Brigham on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $27.26