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My Life in CIA

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My Life in CIA

A Chronicle of 1973

By Harry Mathews

Dalkey Archive Press, Paperback, 9781564783929, 203pp.

Publication Date: January 20, 2015

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In the early 1970s, Harry Mathews, then living in France, was commonly reputed to be a CIA agent--and so he decided to act the part. Part spellbinding thriller, part gag, this memoir documents Mathews's experiences as a would-be spy during the coup in Chile, Watergate, and the close of the Vietnam War, when various foreign agencies decided he would have to be liquidated....

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