Sleeper Spy

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Random House Publishing Group, Oct 12, 2011 - Fiction - 416 pages
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In the wake of an important KGB agent's disappearance, an event of international proportions, journalist Irving Fein teams up with a television anchorwoman and stumbles on the story of a lifetime. 


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SLEEPER SPY

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Word maven and New York Times columnist Safire's third novel (Freedom, 1987; Full Disclosure, 1977): a transnational thriller with immensely entertaining results. The cold war is long over, and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - dspoon - LibraryThing

A master sleeper spy, assimilated into American life for twenty years, has been made operative and given control of the vast financial assets of the old KGB, and has disappeared with the fortune. His ... Read full review

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William Safire, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary, has been a newspaper reporter, a White House speechwriter, a lexicographer, an anthologist, and a bestselling novelist. In addition to his weekly column, "On Language," for The New York Times Magazine, his primary post is political columnist for The New York Times. Safire is the author of The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time: Wit and Wisdom from the Popular Language Column in the New York Times Magazine; No Uncertain Terms: More Writing from the Popular "On Language" Column in The New York Times Magazine; Take My Word For It; and many more.

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