Body of Secrets
Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency
By (author) James Bamford
Format: Paperback / softback
Body of Secrets by James Bamford
Book DescriptionThe National Security Agency is the world's most powerful, most far-reaching espionage. Now with a new afterword describing the security lapses that preceded the attacks of September 11, 2001, Body of Secrets takes us to the inner sanctum of America's spy world. In the follow-up to his bestselling "Puzzle Palace," James Banford reveals the NSA's hidden role in the most volatile world events of the past, and its desperate scramble to meet the frightening challenges of today and tomorrow. Here is a scrupulously documented account-much of which is based on unprecedented access to previously undisclosed documents-of the agency's tireless hunt for intelligence on enemies and allies alike. Body of secrets is a riveting analysis of this most clandestine of agencies, a major work of history and investigative journalism.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780385499088
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 132mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James Bamford
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Bamford exposes the existence of the top-secret National security Agency in the bestselling "The Puzzle Palace," and in his follow-up bestseller "Body of Secrets." Now the author discloses inside, often shocking information about the NSA in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
Body of Secrets, Paperback (April 2002)» View all books by James Bamford
An examination of the inner workings of the National Security Agency (NSA) of the USA. Bamford investigates the parts it has played in many undercover operations. Technological aspects of the agency are also brought to light, such as listening posts and satellites.
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Author Biography - James Bamford
James Bamford is the author of "The Puzzle Palace." Until recently, he was Washington Investigative Producer for ABC's "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings." He lives in Washington, D.C.
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