Regular price: $18.49
Buy Now with 1 Credit
Buy Now for $18.49
In his gripping, alarming exposé, Eamon Javers recounts the sordid history of this hidden world - from Allan Pinkerton, the nation's first "private eye" through Howard Hughes's private CIA, to the shocking realities of a vast modern-day spying network with tentacles reaching into virtually every corner of the globe.
Customer ReviewsMost Helpful
By Sa on 01-11-17
Fascinating vignettes about global corporate intel gathering. Often well told. But it's essentially a bunch of long-form articles, generally the same story arcs in each chapter, with no overarching story. The conclusion is rushed and almost out of place. But I'd recommend it as a good read because the topic is so novel and the authors research is well done. One note on the narrator: he's great but conspicuously mispronounces common and easily researchable words/names central to the text: Vladimir Putin, Louis Brandeis, and others.
By Rich Tanguy on 05-13-12
Interesting but not riveting
What did you like best about Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage? What did you like least?
I enjoyed the descriptive history of investigation and spying. The employment of taxpayer trained government officials in the private sector working toward whoever pays the highest dollar rather than serving the country is offensive. These spies and mercenaries are no patriots and are owed nothing by their country.
Do you think Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?
Any additional comments?
It was well performed.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful