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The Spy Who Knew Too Much

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Howard Blum returns to the Westport Library to discuss his newest history, The Spy Who Knew Too Much: An Ex-CIA Officer’s Quest Through a Legacy of Betrayal with Maggie Mudd. A retired spy gets back into the game to solve a perplexing case—and reconcile with his daughter, a CIA officer who married into the very family that derailed his own CIA career—in this compulsive true-life tale of vindication and redemption, filled with drama, intrigue, and mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Goodnight, It’s a real-life thriller whose stunning conclusion will make headline news.

In these days of a new Cold War, the revelations in The Spy Who Knew Too Much are chilling. They warn that the past is never past – and that Putin’s Russia is locked in a deadly battle with the CIA, the consequences of which will continue to shake the world order. The invasion of Ukraine is an overt action in a long-running covert secret war of spy vs. spy, told here in headline-making detail.

Please register to attend in person and/or pre-order a book. Register here to watch from home on Zoom.

Howard Blum is the author of the New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award winner American Lightning, as well as Wanted!The Gold of ExodusGanglandThe Floor of Heaven, and, most recently, a 2018 New York Times Notable Book: In the Enemy’s House. His most recent book is Night of the Assassins. Blum is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. While at the New York Times, he was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.

Maggie Mudd moved from New York to Westport 26 years ago to start married life and raise a family. She served 12 years as a Trustee of the Board of the Westport Library, which she credits with curing her trepidation about moving to a small town. She grew up in big cities around the world and had an international career, principally in banking; she also worked at the Commerce Department, the I.M.F., and the non-profit, Financial Services Volunteer Corps. As the daughter of a career diplomat, and with 2 career Army officers among her close relatives who served in sensitive spots, she naturally developed an amateur interest in political-military relations and international conflict prevention.

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Date:
June 28
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
https://westportlibrary.org/event/the-spy-who-knew-too-much/

Venue

Westport Library
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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Phone:
203-291-4840
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