The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA

Antonio J. Mendez


From the writer of Argo comes an unforgettable behind-the-scenes tale of espionage in motion. within the first ever memoir via a top-level operative to be approved through the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez finds the crafty methods and insights that helped store enormous quantities from lethal situations.

Adept at developing new identities for an individual, wherever, Mendez was once focused on operations world wide, from “Wild West” adventures in East Asia to chilly battle intrigue in Moscow. In 1980, he orchestrated the get away of six american citizens from a hostage state of affairs in innovative Tehran, Iran. This outstanding operation encouraged the motion picture Argo, directed by way of and starring Ben Affleck.

The grasp of Disguise offers us a privileged examine what fairly occurs on the optimum degrees of foreign espionage: within the box, undercover, and at the back of closed doors.

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