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The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service

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'Utterly fascinating, a sad and sinuous study."Richard Schickel, Los Angeles TimesFor half a century, the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered in 1947 on Stalin"s orders, remained hidden in the secret files of the Soviet and American intelligence services'"a footnote buried in the rubble of the Cold War. It surfaced briefly in 1992, when Boris Yeltsin handed over a dossier to the White House, but the full story of what happened remained a mystery. After eight years of international sleuthing, Andrew Meier at last reveals the truth in The Lost Spy: Oggins was one of the first Americans to spy for the Soviets.

Synopsis:

Filled with dramatic revelations, The Lost Spymay be the most important American spy story to come along in a generation.

Synopsis:

"Utterly fascinating, a sad and sinuous study."--Richard Schickel, Los Angeles Times

Synopsis:

“Utterly fascinating, a sad and sinuous study.”—Richard Schickel, Los Angeles Times

Synopsis:

For half a century, the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered in 1947 on Stalin's orders, remained hidden in the secret files of the Soviet and American intelligence services--a footnote buried in the rubble of the Cold War. It surfaced briefly in 1992, when Boris Yeltsin handed over a dossier to the White House, but the full story of what happened remained a mystery. After eight years of international sleuthing, Andrew Meier at last reveals the truth in The Lost Spy: Oggins was one of the first Americans to spy for the Soviets.

About the Author

Andrew Meier, the author of Black Earth: A Journey Through Russia After the Fall, is a recent Fellow at the New York Public Library's Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers and currently a writer-in-residence at the New School University. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393335354
Author:
Meier, Andrew
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
Espionage
Subject:
Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Copyright:
Publication Date:
April 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 pages of illustrations
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.3 x 5.5 x 1.1 in 1 lb

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Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Crime » True Crime
History and Social Science » Military » Espionage
History and Social Science » Russia » General Russian History
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General

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Product details 416 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393335354 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Filled with dramatic revelations, The Lost Spymay be the most important American spy story to come along in a generation.
"Synopsis" by , "Utterly fascinating, a sad and sinuous study."--Richard Schickel, Los Angeles Times
"Synopsis" by , “Utterly fascinating, a sad and sinuous study.”—Richard Schickel, Los Angeles Times
"Synopsis" by , For half a century, the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered in 1947 on Stalin's orders, remained hidden in the secret files of the Soviet and American intelligence services--a footnote buried in the rubble of the Cold War. It surfaced briefly in 1992, when Boris Yeltsin handed over a dossier to the White House, but the full story of what happened remained a mystery. After eight years of international sleuthing, Andrew Meier at last reveals the truth in The Lost Spy: Oggins was one of the first Americans to spy for the Soviets.

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