The Master of Disguise: My Secret Life in the CIA

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 via the CIA, Antonio J. Mendez finds the crafty tips and insights that helped shop hundreds of thousands from lethal situations.

Adept at growing new identities for a person, anyplace, Mendez used to be desirous about operations around the globe, from “Wild West” adventures in East Asia to chilly warfare intrigue in Moscow. In 1980, he orchestrated the get away of six american citizens from a hostage scenario in innovative Tehran, Iran. This impressive operation encouraged the motion picture Argo, directed through and starring Ben Affleck.

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

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