The Targeter

My Life in the CIA, Hunting Terrorists and Challenging the White House
CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: DD29297
Released: Jun 20, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781478945604
Narrator/s: Christine Lakin
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In 1999, thirty-year-old Nada Bakos moved from her lifelong home in Montana to Washington, DC, to join the CIA. Quickly realizing her affinity for intelligence work, Nada was determined to rise through the ranks of the agency first as an analyst and then as a targeting officer, eventually finding herself on the frontline of America's war against Islamic extremists. In this role, Nada was charged with finding the godfather of ISIS and mastermind of Al Qaeda in Iraq: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. In a tight, tension-packed narrative that takes the listener from Langley deep into Iraq, Bakos reveals the inner workings of the agency and the largely hidden world of intelligence gathering post 9/11. Entrenched in the predominantly male world of the CIA, Bakos belonged to a small yet dedicated sisterhood leading US Special Operations Forces to the doorstep of one of the world's most wanted terrorists. Filled with on-the-ground insights and poignant personal anecdotes, The Targeter shows us the great personal sacrifice that comes with intelligence work. This is Nada's story, but it is also an intimate chronicle of how a group of determined, ambitious men and women worked tirelessly in the heart of the CIA to ensure our nation's safety at home and abroad.

All formats/editions

Author(s): Nada Bakos, Davin Coburn
Narrator(s): Christine Lakin
Product Number Z100105719
Released: Jun 04, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
ISBN: #9781478945581
Author(s): Nada Bakos, Davin Coburn
Product Number EB00672870
Released: Jun 04, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780316269780

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