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The Puzzle Palace: A Report on America's Most Secretive Agency

The Puzzle Palace: A Report on America's Most Secretive Agency Hardcover - 1982

by James Bamford

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1982. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 465 pages, with index, acronyms list. A study of the secretive National Security Agency. Medium 8vo (6-3/8" x 9-1/4"), maroon cloth with gilt lettering on spine, scant shelf wear, in price-clipped dust jacket with Brodart protective cover, stains to jacket on spine and a few smudges elsewhere. Former owner's name written on front pastedown, old price in pencil on front free end paper, pages unmarked.
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