The Sisterhood: The Secret History of Women at the CIA

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Price
$32.50  $30.23
Publisher
Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Publish Date
Pages
480
Dimensions
6.38 X 9.53 X 1.3 inches | 1.69 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593238172

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About the Author
Liza Mundy is an award-winning journalist and the New York Times bestselling author of four books, including Code Girls. A former staff writer for The Washington Post, Mundy writes for The Atlantic, Politico, and Smithsonian Magazine, among other publications.
Reviews
"A rip-roaring read about spycraft and the CIA's inner workings . . . an inspiring group portrait of extraordinary CIA women whose careers are multisided profiles in courage."--Steve Coll, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Ghost Wars

"An indispensable history, untold until now, The Sisterhood has stellar reporting, sparkling writing, and shocking revelations of power struggles inside the world's most famous secret intelligence service."--Tim Weiner, National Book Award-winning author of Legacy of Ashes

"A must-read for anyone interested in national security, secrets, and the CIA."--Annie Jacobsen, bestselling author of Surprise, Kill, Vanish

"Liza Mundy is a prodigious reporter and a wonderful writer who has uncovered the stories of the female spies and analysts who helped make the CIA what it is today. The Sisterhood is the extraordinary, hitherto untold story of those women."--Peter Bergen, bestselling author of The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden

"With painstaking research, an award-winning journalist reveals the crucial roles undertaken by women in the intelligence arena. . . . The result is a vivid, compelling, and important book. Another winner from Mundy, who tells a story that deserves to be told about women who deserve to be remembered."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Galvanizing . . . Brimming with startling, intriguing, and infuriating facts and insights, this arresting and suspenseful exposé is rooted in extensive interviews and research as exacting as that conducted by the brilliant women analysts Mundy profiles. . . . Every page is electric with revelations as Mundy vividly and perceptively portrays the remarkable women who covertly elevated this complicated, controversial, yet essential government agency."--Booklist (starred review)