Gray Work

Confessions of an American Paramilitary Spy
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (15.30 hours)
Product Number: Z100092816
Released: Jun 30, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062433442
Narrator/s: Jeff Gurner
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Description

The first ever, first-person story of America's private, paramilitary contractors at work around the world-from a man who performed these missions himself and has decades of stories to tell. This is a fascinating tale-and potentially the first-to describe the work of American contractors, men who run highly dangerous missions deep inside foreign countries on the brink of war. It will lift the veil and detail the ultimate danger and risk of paramilitary operations (both officially government-sanctioned and not) and show us in very intimate terms exactly what private soldiers do when the government can't act or take public responsibility. GRAY WORK combines covert military intelligence with boots-on-the-ground realism, following Jamie Smith through his CIA training and work as a spy in the State Department, to his co-founding of Blackwater following 9/11, to his decision to leave that company. As the founder and director of Blackwater Security, Smith's initial vision has undeniably shaped and transformed a decade of war. He argues that this gray area-and its warriors who occupy the controversial space between public and private-has become an indispensable element of the modern battlefield.

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Author(s): Jamie Smith
Original Publish Date: Jun 30, 2015

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Jamie Smith
Narrator(s): Jeff Gurner
Product Number DD18444
Released: Jun 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504643429
eBook
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Author(s): Jamie Smith
Product Number EB00240041
Released: Apr 07, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: #9780062271716

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