Body of Secrets by James Bamford
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Body of Secrets
By James Bamford

Body of Secrets

Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency

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Body of Secrets by James Bamford

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The 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. A New York Times Notable Book"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780385499088
ISBN-10: 0385499086
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 132mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Bantam Doubleday Dell
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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Shadow Factory by James Bamford Shadow Factory, Paperback / softback (July 2009)

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 by James Bamford Body of Secrets, Paperback (April 2002)

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 Bamfordis the author ofBody of Secrets, The Puzzle Palace, andA Pretext for War, and has written on national security forThe New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, and theLos Angeles Times Magazine. HisRolling Stonearticle "The Man Who Sold the War" wonthe 2006National Magazine Award for reporting. Formerly the Washington investigative producer for ABC'sWorld News Tonight with Peter Jenningsand a distinguished visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley, Bamford lives in Washington, D.C. James Bamfordis available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau at or visit"

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