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 via a top-level operative to be licensed by way of the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez finds the crafty tips and insights that helped shop hundreds and hundreds from lethal situations.

Adept at developing new identities for someone, at any place, Mendez was once interested by operations world wide, from “Wild West” adventures in East Asia to chilly warfare intrigue in Moscow. In 1980, he orchestrated the get away of six americans from a hostage state of affairs in innovative Tehran, Iran. This amazing operation encouraged the motion picture Argo, directed via and starring Ben Affleck.

The grasp of Disguise offers us a privileged examine what particularly occurs on the maximum degrees of foreign espionage: within the box, undercover, and in the back of closed doors.

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