My Life in CIA
A Chronicle of 1973
By Harry Mathews
(Dalkey Archive Press, Paperback, 9781564783929, 203pp.)
Publication Date: January 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....