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Chief of Station, Congo: Fighting the Cold War in a Hot Zone
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Chief of Station, Congo: Fighting the Cold War in a Hot Zone

By Lawrence Devlin

New York: PublicAffairs. Trade Paperback. April 2008. First paperback printing / full number line. Near Fine. Unmarked. Spine straight, tight, uncreased. Cover clean and bright. Square corners. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 290 pages. Larry Devlin arrived as the new chief of station for the CIA in the Congo five days after the country had declared its independence, the army had mutinied, and governmental authority had collapsed. Devlin found himself in the heart of Africa, fighting for the future of the most strategically influential country on the continent. He met every significant figure, from presidents to mercenaries, as he took the Cold War to one of the world's hottest zones. This is a classic political memoir from a master spy who lived in wildly dramatic times.

$7.95

The Apprentice
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The Apprentice

By Greg Miller

New York: Custom House. Hardcover. October 2, 2018. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Very Good book in an As New jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Cup stain on front board, otherwise As New. Cover As New. xii + 431 pages. The truth about Vladimir Putin's covert attempt to destroy Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump win the presidency, its possible connections to the Trump campaign, Robert Mueller's ensuing investigation of the president and those close to him, and the mystery of Trump's steadfast allegiance to Putin. The Apprentice offers striking information about: -- the hacking of the Democrats by Russian intelligence; -- Russian hijacking of Facebook and Twitter; -- National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's hidden communications with the Russians; -- the attempt by Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, to create a secret back channel to Moscow using Russian diplomatic facilities; -- Trump's disclosure to Russian officials of highly classified information about Israeli intelligence operations; -- Trump's battles with the CIA and the FBI and fierce clashes within the West Wing; -- Trump's efforts to enlist the director of national intelligence and the director of the National Security Agency to push back against the FBI's investigation of his campaign; -- the mysterious Trump Tower meeting; -- the firing of FBI Director James Comey; -- the appointment of Mueller and the investigation that has followed; -- the tumultuous skirmishing within Trump's legal camp; and -- Trump's jaw-dropping behavior in Helsinki.

$16.90

Cassidy\'s Run
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Cassidy's Run

By David Wise

New York: Random House. Hardcover. 2000. Stated First Edition; second printing per number line. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior is pristine. Spine is straight and tight; ends bumped. Dust stains to edges. Light edgewear to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 240 pages. The story of an espionage operation mounted by the FBI against the Soviet Union that ran for twenty-three years. Lured by a double agent working for the United States, ten Russian spies, including a professor, his wife, and a "sleeper," were sent by Moscow to penetrate America's secrets. Two FBI agents were killed, and secret formulas were passed to the Russians in a dangerous ploy that could have spurred Moscow to create the world's most powerful nerve gas.

$9.45

Crusaders and Pragmatists: Movers of Modern American Foreign Policy
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Crusaders and Pragmatists: Movers of Modern American Foreign Policy

By John G. Stoessinger

New York: W. W. Norton. Trade Paperback. 1979. Very Good. Interior is unmarked. Spine is straight and tight with a reading crease. Chipping at spine tail. Quarter inch peel at spine head. Dust stains to top edge. Shelf and corner wear. Not from a library. 352 pages.

$10.95

Kronstadt, 1921
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Kronstadt, 1921

By Paul Avrich

New York: W. W. Norton. Trade Paperback. 1974. N724. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased but sunned. Foxing to edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 271 pages. In March 1921 the sailors at the Kronstadt Naval Base rose in revolt against the Bolshevik government which they themselves had helped into power. Under the slogan of "free soviets" they established a revolutionary commune that survived for sixteen days until it was crushed by the Red Army. In the aftermath, many foreign Communists questioned their faith in a government which could deal so ruthlessly with genuine mass protest.

$30.00

Lenin for Beginners (Pantheon Documentary Comic Books)
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Lenin for Beginners (Pantheon Documentary Comic Books)

By Richard Appignanesi

New York: Pantheon. Trade paperback. 1978. First Revised American Edition (stated). A Pantheon documentary comic book. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, very tight, and uncreased. 172 pages. Lenin is the key to understanding the Russian Revolution. His dream was the creation of the world's first Socialist state. It was a short-lived dream that became a nightmare when Stalin rose to absolute power in 1929. Lenin was the avant-garde revolutionary who adapted Marxist theory to the practical realities of a vast, complex and backward Russia.

$39.95

The Anarchists In The Russian Revolution (Documents of Revolution)
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The Anarchists In The Russian Revolution (Documents of Revolution)

By Paul Avrich

London: Thames & Hudson. Hardcover. 1973. First edition (not stated). Red cloth over boards, stamped in gold. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior is pristine. Spine is straight and tight. Ends and corners lightly bumped. Rubbing, edge and corner wear to jacket. 179 pages. A collection of documents from the anarchists in the Russian Revolution and Civil War of 1917-1921, includes contributions from Kropotkin, Goldman, Makhno, Sokolov, Volin, Pavlov, Grachev, Berkman, Maksimov and many others. Contents: Part 1. The February Revolution; 1. The revolution ahead / Volin (V.M. Eikhenbaum) (23 March 1917); 2. A greeting to freedom / Iuda Roshchin (May 1917); 3. Why I am an anarchist / N. Petrov (23 October 1917); 4. Appeal (poem) / Stepan Stepanov (23 October 1917); Part 2. Aspects of anarchism; 5. Atheism; a. Arise! / I. Selitsky (12 October 1917); b. Atheist manifesto (12 May 1919); c. My God (poem) / E. Zaidner-Sadd (7 January 1920); 6. Anti-militarism : reply / Geneva Group of Anarchist-Communists (August 1916); 7. Anti-intellectualism; a. Proclamation (27 January 1918); b. Pan-anarchist manifesto (1918); c. Anarcho-futurist manifesto (14 March 1919); 8. Individualism; a. Nothing forgotten and nothing learned / A.L. and V.L. Gordin (22 October 1917); b. Anarchist manifesto / A.A. Borovoi (1918); 9. Anarchist youth : comrades! (April 1919); 10. Education : theses on the cultural organization of Russia (November 1918); 11. The future society; a. The free commune and the free city / N.I. Pavlov (16 September 1918); b. Anarchist communism / A. Grachev (15 September 1917); Part 3. Workers' control; 12. Declaration of the Petrograd Union of Anarcho-Syndicalist propaganda (4 June 1917); 13. On trade unions and factory committees / G.P. Maksimov (August 1917); 14. A note on syndicalism / A.A. KIarelin (28 November 1917); 15. To the worker / Ia. Masalsky (19 December 1917); Part 4. Social revolution; 16. The Durnovo dacha (9 June 1917); 17. Towards the moment / I.S. Bleikhman (9 September 1917); 18. The crisis of power / A.M. Shapiro (8 September 1917); 19. Two anarchist speeches (10 September and 19 October 1917); 20. Marxism and revolution / Gregory Raiva (29 September 1917); 21. Revolutionary dead end (22 October 1917); 22. What next? / E.Z. Dolinin (2 October 1917); 23. Is this the end? (20 October 1917); 24. Down with words! / Anna Vladimirova (29 September 1917); Part 5. The October insurrection; 25. Two editorials (3 and 6 November 1917); 26. Party blindness / N.I. Pavlov (18 November 1917); 27. Speech on the Constituent Assembly (10 October 1917); 28. The Bolsheviks and the Constituent Assembly / I.S. Bleikhman (28 November 1917); 29. The soviets of workers', soldiers', and peasants' deputies / G.P. Maksimov (22 December 1917); 30. The people / Volin (26 February 1918); Part 6. Civil war; 31. "Soviet anarchists" / Bill Shatov and Iuda Roshchin (1920); 32. Declaration on expropriations (11 March 1918); 33. Raids on anarchists (April 1918); 34. Arise people!: two proclamations (14 and 24 July 1918); 35. Era of dynamite (song) (1918); 36. To the anarchists (poem) / Victor Triuk (5 March 1918); 37. Three resolutions (August-September 1918); 38. The state and state socialists / A. Sokolov (14 July 1918); 39. Paths of revolution / M. Sergven (16 September 1918); 40. The Red Army (April 1919); Part 7. Makhno; 41. Manifesto (1918); 42. Agricultural communes / Nestor Makhno (1918); 43. To all peasants and workers of the Ukraine (7 January 1920); 44. Who are the Makhnovists and what are they fighting for? (27 April 1920); 45. Pause! Read! Consider! (June 1920); Part 8. Anarchists in prison; 46. A letter from prison / P. Mogila (April 1919); 47. One day in the Cheka's cellar / G.P. Maksimov (Spring 1919); 48. Two letters to Lenin / Peter Kropotkin (4 March and 21 December 1920); 49. Message to the workers of the West / Peter Kropotkin (June 1920); Part 9. Kronstadt; 50. The Petropavlovsk resolution (28 February 1921); 51. What we are fighting for (8 March 1921); 52. Where there is authority there is no freedom (March 1921); 53. The Bolshevik myth / Alexander Berkman (March and September 1921); 54. My disillusionment in Russia / Emma Goldman.

$42.75

The Kronstadt Uprising (Black Rose Book No. 3)
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The Kronstadt Uprising (Black Rose Book No. 3)

By Ida Mett

Montréal: Our Generation Press / Black Rose Books. Paperback. 1973. Second Edition. Translation of La Commune de Cronstadt. Introduction by Murray Bookchin. Fine. Lightly tanned. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 93 pages. The Kronstadt uprising of 1921 was one of the most important yet often overlooked events of the Russian civil war. The bloody suppression of the popular uprising by the "government of the workers and peasants" marked the final blow to any hopes of a genuine popular revolution based on democratic self-management. This volume relates the events that made clear the true nature of the "proletarian" dictatorship.

$34.95

Trotsky for Beginners (Pantheon Documentary Comic Books)
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Trotsky for Beginners (Pantheon Documentary Comic Books)

By Tariq Ali

New York: Pantheon. Trade Paperback. June 12, 1980. First American Edition (stated). A Pantheon documentary comic book. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, very tight, and uncreased. 173 pages. Revolutionary orator, writer, politician, prisoner, historian, organizer of the Red Army, military tactician, Lenin's obvious successor, paralyzed intellectual, tragic loser, exile, victim of an ice-pick-wielding assassin -- Trotsky was one of the great and enigmatic figures of the 20th century. This documentary cartoon book plunges us into the world of the Russian Revolution and raises essential questions about Trotsky then, and what we think of him now.

$18.95

Diary of a Madman and Other Stories: Translated with an Introduction by Ron ald Wilks
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Diary of a Madman and Other Stories: Translated with an Introduction by Ron ald Wilks

By Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol

Harmondsworth, England: Penguin. 1972. Paperback. Very Good. Interior is tanned but unmarked. Dog-ear creases to front and rear covers. Spine is straight and very tight. Light edgewear. 188 pages. Contents: "Diary of a Madman", "The Nose", "The Overcoat", "How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich", "Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt".

$7.90

The Devil\'s Alternative
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The Devil's Alternative

By Frederick Forsyth

Victoria, Australia: Hutchinson. September 1979. Hardcover. First Edition. Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior unmarked. Not from a library. 479 pages.

$5.69

The Negotiator
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The Negotiator

By Frederick Forsyth

New York: Bantam. May 1989. Hardcover. BOMC. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Foxing to closed edges. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Shelfwear to cover, including tears at spine head. Not from a library. Not clipped. 389 pages.

$4.20

The Fourth Protocol
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The Fourth Protocol

By Frederick Forsyth

New York: Viking. 1984. Hardcover. First Edition ("First Published in 1984"). Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Foxing to closed edges. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Light shelfwear to cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. No creases, no tears, no folds. 389 pages.

$9.80

Icon
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Icon

By Frederick Forsyth

New York: Bantam. 1996. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Foxing to closed edges. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Light shelfwear to cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. No creases, no tears, no folds. 464 pages.

$6.95

The Devil\'s Alternative
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The Devil's Alternative

By Frederick Forsyth

New York: Bantam. Mass Market Paperback. 1980. 18th printing. Very Good. Dust stains to top edge. Interior tanned but unmarked. Spine creased. Edge and reading wear. Not from a library. No tears.

$4.95

Red Rabbit
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Red Rabbit

By Tom Clancy

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Hardcover. August 5, 2002. First Edition with full number line. Black paper covered boards with one-quarter black cloth spine and bright red lettering. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior is pristine. Spine is straight and tight. Jacket is clean and bright with light shelfwear. No tears. No creases. No folds. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 640 pages.

$7.95

The Bear and the Dragon
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The Bear and the Dragon

By Tom Clancy

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Hardcover. August 21, 2000. First Edition with full number line. Black paper covered boards with one-quarter black cloth spine and gilt lettering. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior is unmarked. Spine is straight and tight. Jacket is clean and bright with light reading and shelf wear. No tears. No creases. No folds. Not from a library. Not clipped. 1028 pages.

$6.95

The Cardinal of the Kremlin
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The Cardinal of the Kremlin

By Tom Clancy

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Hardcover. July 26, 1988. First Edition with full number line and gilt lettering. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Black paper covered boards with one-quarter black cloth spine and gilt lettering. Jacket shows rubbing, loss of gilt lettering and mild shelfwear. Dust stains to top edge. No marks, tears, or creases. Not from a library. Not a remainder. Not clipped. 543 pages.

$8.95

The Hunt for Red October
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The Hunt for Red October

By Tom Clancy

Annapolis, Maryland: U.S. Naval Institute Press. Hardcover. October 28, 1984. Good. Red cloth over boards. Sewn binding. Later printing. A Good book missing its jacket. Staining to top closed edge. Minor soiling to covers. Interior unmarked. A nice reading copy.

$9.45

The Fate of a Man and Early Stories
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The Fate of a Man and Early Stories

By M. Sholokhov; Mikhail Sholokhov

Moscow: Raduga Publishers. 1989. Paperback. Good. One inch tear to spine. Foxing. Edgewear. Interior unmarked except for a price in pencil on the first page. Not from a library. Not a remainder. 172 pp. Contents: The Birth Mark; The Herdsman; The Getling; Golden Steppe; The Foal; A Different Breed; The Fate of a Man. Translated by Robert Daglish and Yelena Altshuler. Mikhail Sholokhov was a Soviet/Russian novelist and winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature.

$17.45

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