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The Billion Dollar Spy

A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

The Billion Dollar Spy( )
Author: Hoffman, David E.
ISBN:978-0-345-80597-3
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Anchor
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

A Washington Post Notable Book of the Year   It was the height of the Cold War, and a dangerous time to be stationed in the Soviet Union. One evening, while the chief of the CIA's Moscow station was filling his gas tank, a stranger approached and dropped a note into the car. The chief, suspicious of a KGB trap, ignored the overture. But the man had made up his mind. His attempts to establish contact with the CIA would be rebuffed four times before he thrust...
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Author Biography
Hoffman, David E. (Author)
David E. Hoffman is a contributing editor at The Washington Post and a correspondent for PBS's investigative series, Frontline. He is the author of The Oligarchs: Wealth and Power in the New Russia, The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal, and The Dead Hand: The Untold Story of the Cold War Arms Race and its Dangerous Legacy, which won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 2010.

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