The billion dollar spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(2)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Language:
English
More Details
ISBN:
9780385537605
9780385537612
9780345805973
Also in This Series
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 7348a01b-08d0-4fbf-3ae5-f61bfae0f568
Grouping Title billion dollar spy a true story of cold war espionage and betrayal
Grouping Author hoffman david e
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-13 11:04:23AM
Last Indexed 2018-12-13 11:04:53AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Hoffman, David E. (David Emanuel)
author_display David E. Hoffman
available_at_catalog Athens Drive Community, Cameron Village Regional, Cary Community, Duraleigh Road Community, East Regional, Green Road Community, Holly Springs Community, Leesville Community, Middle Creek Community, North Regional, Northeast Regional, Richard B. Harrison Community, Southeast Regional, Southgate Community, Wendell Community, West Regional, Zebulon Community
collection_catalog Adult Non-Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Athens Drive Community - Adult Non-fiction, Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction, Cary Community - Adult Non-fiction, Duraleigh Road - Adult Non-fiction, East Regional - Adult Non-fiction, Eva H. Perry Regional - Adult Non-fiction, Fuquay-Varina Community - Adult Non-fiction, Green Road Community - Adult Non-fiction, Holly Springs Community - Adult Non-fiction, Leesville Community - Adult Non-fiction, Middlecreek Community - Adult Non-fiction, North Regional - Adult Non-fiction, Northeast Regional - Adult Non-fiction, Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction, Richard B Harrison - Adult Non-fiction, Southeast Regional - Adult Non-fiction, Southgate Community - Adult Non-fiction, Wendell Community - Adult Non-fiction, West Regional - Adult Non-fiction, Zebulon Community - Adult Non-fiction
display_description "While getting into his car on the evening of February 16, 1978, the chief of the CIA's Moscow station was handed an envelope by an unknown Russian. Its contents stunned the Americans: details of top-secret Soviet research and development in military technology that was totally unknown to the United States. From 1979 to 1985, Adolf Tolkachev, an engineer at a military research center, cracked open the secret Soviet military research establishment, using his access to hand over tens of thousands of pages of material about the latest advances in aviation technology, alerting the Americans to possible developments years in the future. He was one of the most productive and valuable spies ever to work for the United States in the four decades of global confrontation with the Soviet Union. Tolkachev took enormous personal risks, but so did his CIA handlers. Moscow station was a dangerous posting to the KGB's backyard. The CIA had long struggled to recruit and run agents in Moscow, and Tolkachev became a singular breakthrough. With hidden cameras and secret codes, and in face-to-face meetings with CIA case officers in parks and on street corners, Tolkachev and the CIA worked to elude the feared KGB. Drawing on previously secret documents obtained from the CIA, as well as interviews with participants, Hoffman reveals how the depredations of the Soviet state motivated one man to master the craft of spying against his own nation until he was betrayed to the KGB by a disgruntled former CIA trainee. No one has ever told this story before in such detail, and Hoffman's deep knowledge of spycraft, the Cold War, and military technology makes him uniquely qualified to bring readers this real-life espionage thriller"--Provided by publisher.
format_catalog Book, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id 7348a01b-08d0-4fbf-3ae5-f61bfae0f568
isbn 9780345805973, 9780385537605, 9780385537612
item_details ils:700284|5586951|West Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, ils:700284|5586952|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:700284|5586953|Southeast Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SER||, ils:700284|5586954|Leesville Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LEE||, ils:700284|5586958|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||CAM||, ils:700284|5586959|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||CAM||, ils:700284|5586960|West Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, ils:700284|5586961|West Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||WRL||, ils:700284|5586962|Eva H. Perry Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Item being held||EVA||, ils:700284|5586963|Cary Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CRY||, ils:700284|5586964|Duraleigh Road - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||DUR||, ils:700284|5586965|Northeast Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||NER||, ils:700284|5586967|North Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NOR||, ils:700284|5586968|North Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NOR||, ils:700284|5586969|East Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||ERL||, ils:700284|5586970|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:700284|5586971|Northeast Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NER||, ils:700284|5586972|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||CAM||, ils:700284|5586973|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:700284|5586974|West Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||WRL||, ils:700284|5586975|North Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NOR||, ils:700284|5586976|Middlecreek Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MID||, ils:700284|5586977|Southeast Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SER||, ils:700284|5586978|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:700284|5586979|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:700284|5586980|Southgate Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SGA||, ils:700284|5586981|West Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, ils:700284|5586982|West Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, ils:700284|5586983|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:700284|5586984|Cameron Village Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CAM||, ils:700284|5815918|Fuquay-Varina Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||FUQ||, ils:700284|5815919|Zebulon Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||ZEB||, ils:700284|5815920|Athens Drive Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||ADR||, ils:700284|5815921|Wendell Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WEN||, ils:700284|5815922|Northeast Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||NER||, ils:700284|6098863|Green Road Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GRE||, ils:700284|6443355|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443357|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443358|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443359|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443360|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443361|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443362|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443363|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443364|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443365|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443366|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443367|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443368|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443369|Richard B Harrison - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||RBH||, ils:700284|6443370|Eva H. Perry Regional - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||Item being held||EVA||, ils:700284|6443371|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443372|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443373|Remote Storage - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||LAB||, ils:700284|6443374|Holly Springs Community - Adult Non-fiction|327.12 HOFFM|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HSP||, overdrive:709f0346-41d4-428a-884e-97239005883f|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|3|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Checked Out||||
itype_catalog
last_indexed 2018-12-13T16:04:53.742Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog 327.12 HOFFM
owning_library_catalog Wake County Public Libraries
owning_location_catalog Athens Drive Community, Cameron Village Regional, Cary Community, Duraleigh Road Community, East Regional, Eva H. Perry Regional, Fuquay-Varina Community, Green Road Community, Holly Springs Community, Leesville Community, Middle Creek Community, North Regional, Northeast Regional, Richard B. Harrison Community, Southeast Regional, Southgate Community, Wendell Community, West Regional, Zebulon Community
primary_isbn 9780385537605
publishDate 2015
record_details ils:700284|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Doubleday,|2015.|pages cm, overdrive:709f0346-41d4-428a-884e-97239005883f|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2015|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:700284 6098863 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586979 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586982 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586951 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5815919 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443359 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443370 Checked Out Item being held false false true false false true
ils:700284 5586975 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5815922 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586977 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443365 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443355 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586959 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:700284 5586967 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586983 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443373 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443360 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443357 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443358 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443362 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586976 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586984 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443371 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586952 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443367 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443368 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5815918 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:700284 5586954 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586969 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5815920 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586971 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443374 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443369 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443372 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586972 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:700284 5586970 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443366 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586978 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443364 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586962 Checked Out Item being held false false true false false true
ils:700284 5586963 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586965 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:700284 5586981 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586961 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:700284 5586964 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586968 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586980 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586953 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586960 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443363 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 6443361 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586958 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:700284 5586973 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5815921 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:700284 5586974 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
overdrive:709f0346-41d4-428a-884e-97239005883f -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
subject_facet Aeronautics -- Research -- Soviet Union -- History, Cold War, Engineers -- Soviet Union -- Biography, Espionage, American -- Soviet Union -- History, Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States, Spies -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow -- Biography, Spies -- United States -- Biography, Tolkachev, Adolf, -- 1927-1986, United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union, United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency -- History -- 20th century
title_display The billion dollar spy : a true story of Cold War espionage and betrayal
title_full The Billion Dollar Spy A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal, The billion dollar spy : a true story of Cold War espionage and betrayal / David E. Hoffman
title_short The billion dollar spy :
title_sub A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal
topic_facet Aeronautics, Cold War, Engineers, Espionage, American, Foreign relations, History, Nonfiction, Politics, Research, Spies, Tolkachev, Adolf, True Crime