Bridge of Spies download free [PDF and Ebook] by Giles Whittell

Bridge of Spies download free [PDF and Ebook] by Giles Whittell year 2012
  • Book name: Bridge of Spies
  • Author: Giles Whittell
  • Release date: 2012/7/25
  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781849833271
  • Rating: 8.26 of 10
  • Votes: 779
  • Review by: Chana Marr
  • Review rating: 7.84 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/19
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: THE DRAMATIC EVENTS BEHIND THE FILM BRIDGE OF SPIES.'Riveting, meticulously researched and beautifully written, Bridge of Spies unlocks one of the most fascinating espionage mysteries of the Cold War' - Ben Macintyre, author of Agent Zigzag and SAS Rogue HeroesBridge of Spies is a gripping, entertaining, hair-raising and comical story, which moves effortlessly from the hardware of high-flying planes and new missiles to the geopolitics of the nuclear stand-off and through the poignant personal stories of its central protagonists: Powers, the all-American hero, blacklisted for not having killed himself on his descent to earth; a KGB spy who has spent aimless and lonely years achieving nothing in the US; and the opposing leaders Khrushchev and Eisenhower, both trapped in a spiral of confrontation neither wants. Telling the true story that inspired Le Carre's famous scene, Bridge of Spies is a brilliant take on the absurdity and heroism of the Cold War days that will appeal to a new generation of readers unfamiliar with the history but drawn in by the compelling and vividly recreated narrative.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Cold War, True Crime Biographies, Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000, Espionage & Secret Services, True Crime Books, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
  • Available formats: AZW, EPUB, WORD, PDF, TIFF, DOC, FB2, TXT. Compressed in GZ, CPIO, ZIP, RAR, ARC
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 10.94 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x198x1mm
  • Weight: 272g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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