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Overworld The Life And Times Of A Reluctant Spy

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Overworld The Life And Times Of A Reluctant Spy by Larry J Kolb
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This gripping memoir by a former American intelligence operative is a vivid portrait of a spy at every stage of his life and career. aised in various countries around the world as the son of an American spymaster, Larry Kolb tells how his father taught him to think, look and listen like a spy, and how a friend and colleague of his father attempted to recruit him to the CIA. Kolb declined, choosing instead to become an international businessman. His early success - in his mid-twenties he became an agent for several professional athletes, including Muhammad Ali - brought him into contact with many of the world's wealthiest and most powerful men, making him irresistible to master spy and CIA co-founder, Miles Copeland. When Copeland later tried to recruit him, Kolb accepted, and soon he was involved in covert intrigues in Beirut, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Afghanistan, the Phillipines, Nicaragua, Pakistan and India. eopled by larger than life characters such as Adnan Khashoggi, Imelda Marcos, Rajiv Gandhi and Ronald Reagan, OVERWORLD is a real-life adventure story of the highest order which offers compelling insights into the danger, glamour and psychology of espionage - as well as an e

Author Biography

Larry J. Kolb was born in Virginia and educated around the world. With Miles Copeland, Kolb co-wrote white papers for the President of the United States and the National Security Council. While running a covert propaganda campaign for Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Kolb anonymously wrote a widely published series of investigative newspaper stories which electrified India. More recently, he has found himself stuck in a safe house in Florida with nothing to do but listen to the waves roll in and put down on paper the extraordinary story of his life so far. Find out more about the author by visiting his website on www.larryjkolb.com
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2005
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Corgi Books
Pages
624
Dimensions
129x198x33
ISBN-13
9780552150491
Product ID
1641317

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