What We Are Reading Today: The Quiet Americans by Scott Anderson

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Mon, 2020-10-05 01:35

The Quiet Americans chronicles the exploits of four spies — Michael Burke, a charming former football star fallen on hard times, Frank Wisner, the scion of a wealthy family, Peter Sichel, a sophisticated German Jew, and Edward Lansdale, a brilliant ad executive.

The intertwined lives of these men began in a common purpose of defending freedom, but the ravages of the Cold War led them to different fates.

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