The good spy: the life and death of Robert Ames

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subject_facet Ames, Robert, -- 1934-1983, Intelligence officers -- United States -- Biography, Large type books, United States. -- Central Intelligence Agency -- Officials and employees. -- Biography
table_of_contents The making of a spy -- The Agency -- Arabia -- Aden and Beirut -- The Red Prince -- Secret diplomacy -- Headquarters, 1975-79 -- The assassination -- The ayatollahs -- Jimmy Carter and Hostage America -- Bill Casey and Ronald Reagan -- Beirut destiny -- The enigma of Imad Mughniyeh.
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title The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames
title_display The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames
title_full The Good Spy The Life and Death of Robert Ames, The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames / Kai Bird
title_short The good spy :
title_sort good spy the life and death of robert ames
title_sub the life and death of Robert Ames
topic Ames, Robert, 1934-1983, History, Intelligence officers United States Biography, Large type books, Nonfiction, Politics, Sociology, True Crime, United States. Central Intelligence Agency Officials and employees. Biography
topic_facet Ames, Robert, History, Intelligence officers, Large type books, Nonfiction, Officials and employees, Politics, Sociology, True Crime