Witness

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Regnery Publishing, Aug 1, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 808 pages
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First published in 1952, Witness was at once a literary effort, a philosophical treatise, and a bestseller. Whittaker Chambers had just participated in America's trial of the century in which Chambers claimed that Alger Hiss, a full-standing member of the political establishment, was a spy for the Soviet Union. This poetic autobiography recounts the famous case, but also reveals much more. Chambers' worldview--e.g. "man without mysticism is a monster"--went on to help make political conservatism a national force.
  

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Although a page turner, some of the book is tedious. - Goodreads
A fascinating story by an exceptional writer. - Goodreads
He was also a writer of extraordinary brilliance. - Goodreads
Chambers is an apt and intelligent writer. - Goodreads
I really liked this book- Chambers is a moving writer. - Goodreads

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My mom told me for years that I would love this book. She also said that, as a writer, I would be underlining every other word. Whittaker Chambers doesn't simply have an astounding story to tell (ex ... Read full review

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User Review  - Burt Schoeppe - Goodreads

Very well-written. Great insight into the insidious nature of communism and the real threat it posed to western society in the late 40s. Read full review

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Contents

FOREWORD IN THE FORM
3
FLIGHT
25
THE STORY OF
89
THE OUTRAGE
189
THE COMMUNIST PARTY
207
the child
325
COLONEL BORIS BYKOV
405
THE DIVISION POINT
449
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Milton Hindus was professor emeritus at Brandeis Univers

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