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A Drop of Treason: Philip Agee and His Exposure of the CIA —Jonathan Stevenson Philip Agee’s story is the stuff of a John le Carré novel—perilous and thrilling adventures around the globe. From Publishers Weekly: Agee notes that someone recently asked him why the CIA hadn't "done something" to him. His answer ("Ah, but they have") is elaborated in painful detail in this autobiography. Agee, a CIA operations officer from 1957 to 1968, resigned in disgust over the agency's connection with political repression in South America and wrote Inside the Company: CIA Diary, an expose that caused an international uproar, the echoes of which still reverberate. Here he recounts how he came to join the CIA, his growing disenchantment, the influence of the Cuban revolution on his decision to write Inside the Company and his anxiety-filled life of harassment and exile ever since. Charges that the agency has attempted to discredit himaccusing him of being a traitor, a drunk, a womanizer, a mental caseare backed up with details. It is an ugly story filled with emotion and suspense, and Agee makes no bones about his continued obsession with exposing questionable CIA activities and personnel. His U.S. passport revoked in 1979, Agee now lives in West Germany. From Library Journal: Agee, author of Inside the Company: CIA Diary (1975) and other books exposing and denouncing the Central Intelligence Agency, his former employer, has written a political autobiography detailing his life after leaving the Agency. Now living (somewhat surprisingly) in West Germany, Agee has been expelled from five NATO countries and had his U.S. passport revoked in 1979. In return, he has been relentless in his anti-CIA crusade and his revelations were largely responsible for the law that makes it a crime to publish names of undercover CIA agents. With the flavor of both a spy thriller and an anti-imperialist polemic, On the Run is timely and will appeal to the audience that read his earlier books.