Mole - The True Story of the First Russian Spy to Become an American Counterspy by William Hood

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The thrilling true story of Lt. Col. Pyotr Popov, the first agent the CIA recruited within the Soviet intelligence service. Reads like the best of le Carre -- but fact.
 

About William Hood

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After his retirement, Richard Helms lived in Washington, D.C. He died in October 2002. William Hood was born in Maine and entered the military in 1942. After serving in the Armored Force and military intelligence, he volunteered for the Office of Strategic Services; he was at the London headquarters of OSS until 1945, when he joined Allen Dulles in Switzerland. He remained in OSS carryover units until CIA was formed. He served abroad and as chief of station, with responsibilities involving Eastern Europe, the USSR, and Latin America, and was executive officer of the Counterintelligence Staff when he retired from CIA. He has published three novels and a nonfiction book, "Mole. He divides his time among New York City, Maine, and East Hampton, New York.
 
Published April 1, 1982 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 317 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, War. Non-fiction

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Hood tells the story of Pyotr Popov, a Russian intelligence man recruited by the CIA early in the Cold War as a double agent. (Sept.)

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Hood tells the story of Pyotr Popov, a Russian intelligence man recruited by the CIA early in the Cold War as a double agent. (Sept.)

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