The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA

The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA

Antonio J. Mendez


From the writer of Argo comes an unforgettable behind-the-scenes tale of espionage in motion. within the first ever memoir by means of a top-level operative to be approved by means of the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez unearths the crafty methods and insights that helped retailer hundreds of thousands from lethal situations.

Adept at growing new identities for an individual, at any place, Mendez was once interested by operations around the globe, from “Wild West” adventures in East Asia to chilly struggle intrigue in Moscow. In 1980, he orchestrated the get away of six americans from a hostage scenario in progressive Tehran, Iran. This outstanding operation encouraged the motion picture Argo, directed by means of and starring Ben Affleck.

The grasp of Disguise supplies us a privileged examine what rather occurs on the optimum degrees of overseas espionage: within the box, undercover, and at the back of closed doors.

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