Product was successfully added to your shopping cart.

True Believer

Stalin's Last American Spy
Autor:
"Relevant...fascinating...vividly reconstructed." --The New York Times Book Review

"Riveting reading...a mesmerizing look at Cold War espionage." --USA TODAY

This astonishing real-life spy thriller, filled with danger, misplaced loyalties, betrayal, treachery, and pure evil, with a plot twist worthy of John le Carre, is relevant today as a tale of fanaticism and the lengths it takes us to.

True Believer reveals the life of Noel Field, an American who betrayed his country and crushed his family. Field, once a well-meaning and privileged American, spied for Stalin during the 1930s and '40s. Then, a pawn in Stalin's sinister master strategy, Field was kidnapped and tortured by the KGB and forced to testify against his own Communist comrades.

How does an Ivy League-educated, US State Department employee, deeply rooted in American culture and history, become a hardcore Stalinist? The 1930s, when Noel Field joined the secret underground of the International Communist Movement, were a time of national collapse: ten million Americans unemployed, rampant racism, retreat from the world just as fascism was gaining ground, and Washington--pre FDR--parched of fresh ideas. Communism promised the righting of social and political wrongs and many in Field's generation were seduced by its siren song. Few, however, went as far as Noel Field in betraying their own country.

With a reporter's eye for detail, and a historian's grasp of the cataclysmic events of the twentieth century, Kati Marton captures Field's riveting quest for a life of meaning that went horribly wrong. True Believer is supported by unprecedented access to Field family correspondence, Soviet Secret Police records, and reporting on key players from Alger Hiss, CIA Director Allen Dulles, and World War II spy master, "Wild Bill" Donovan--to the most sinister of all: Josef Stalin. A story of another time, this is a tale relevant for all times.

  • Język: Angielski
  • Oprawa: Twarda
  • ISBN13 (EAN): 9781476763767
  • Kategorie: Bibliographic & subject control
  • Liczba stron: 304
  • Wymiary (mm): 228 x 244 x 33
  • Wydawca: Simon & Schuster
  • Rok wydania: 2016

Szybka dostawa od 8,99 zł, darmowa dostawa od 299 zł (Paczkomaty InPost)
Rabat 10%
(Oszczędzasz 8 zł)
72,83 zł

  • Szeroki wybór

    Oferujemy ponad milion pozycji anglojęzycznych – od literatury pięknej po specjalistyczną .

  • Darmowa dostawa

    Szybka dostawa od 8,99 zł, darmowa dostawa od 299 zł (Paczkomaty InPost)

  • Zaufane Opinie: Ceneo

  • Atrakcyjne ceny

    Staramy się by ceny książek były na jak najniższym poziomie, zawsze poniżej ceny zalecanej przez wydawcę. Wszystko po to, by każdy mógł sobie pozwolić na zakup.

  • 14 dni na zwrot

    Zakupione u nas książki możesz zwrócić do 14 dni, bez podawania powodów. Wystarczy nas o tym poinformować drogą e-mailową i odesłać książki pod nasz adres, a my zwrócimy pieniądze.