Chief of Station, Congo
Fighting the Cold War in a Hot Zone
By Lawrence Devlin
(PublicAffairs, Hardcover, 9781586484057, 312pp.)
Publication Date: March 2007
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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A master spy's memoir of playing the game in the most strategically influential country in 1960s Africa
Larry Devlin was raised in California, enlisted in the army reaching the grade of captain in World War II, joined the CIA in 1949 and was appointed Chief of Station Congo in 1959. He subsequently served as Chief of Station, Laos and Chief, Africa Division and retired in 1974. He resides in Virginia and Provence, France.