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The spy who loved us

the Vietnam War and Pham Xuan An"s dangerous game

by Thomas A. Bass

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Published by PublicAffairs in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Phạm, Xuân Ẩn, -- 1927-2006,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Secret service -- Vietnam (Democratic Republic),
  • Espionage, North Vietnamese -- Vietnam (Republic),
  • Spies -- Vietnam (Democratic Republic) -- Biography,
  • Journalists -- Vietnam (Democratic Republic) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementThomas A. Bass.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS559.8.M44 B38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19332922M
    ISBN 109781586484095
    LC Control Number2008021344


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Pham Xuan An was a brilliant journalist and an even better spy. A friend to all the legendary reporters who covered the Vietnam War, he was an invaluable source of news and a font of wisdom on all things Vietnamese. At the same time, he was a masterful double agent.4/5.

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In The Spy Who Loved Us, An is revealed as a man of split loyalties, who managed to maintain his humanity. Cast prejudices aside and you will discover a true hero, scholar, patriot, humanist and masterful spy."--(Morley Safer, Correspondent, CBS 60 Minutes and author of Flashbacks: On Returning to Vietnam)5/5(2).

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