Tiger Trap: America's Secret Spy War with China by David Wise

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Tiger Trap: America's Secret Spy War with China

'"Wise's conclusion is sobering—'China's spying on America is ongoing, current, and shows no signs of diminishing—and his book is a fascinating history of Chinese espionage that should appeal to a diverse readership." —Publishers Weekly"David Wise has done it again. This time it's China. He's taken us deep into the American efforts to root out Chinese spies here and abroad. As always, Wise is the master - writing with clarity and style abou thte murky and consequential underworld of nuclear espionage." - Tom Brokaw"David Wise is a master of the nonfiction thriller and, once again, he delivers a fact-filled inside account, with sources named and no one spared, including some very amorous and reckless FBI agents.   There is an important message in Tiger Trap — about the often overlooked threat posed by China's demonstrated ability to dig out America's most important military and economic secrets." -Seymour M. Hersh"David Wise has given us a rare combination in today's literary world — a book that is great reading, while at the same time shedding light on a subject whose seriousness should concern every thinking American." - Jim Webb, U.S. Senator from Virginia, author of Born Fighting, Fields of Fire"Extraordinary. A stunningly detailed history of China's spy war with us - from sexy socialite double agents to "kill switches" implanted offshore in the computer chips for our electric grid. Wise remains the master." –R. James Woolsey, former Director of Central Intelligence"Forget Moscow rules, Lubyanka Prison, and KGB assassins.  Today’s most threatening web of spies is spun out of Beijing and reaches from Silicon Valley to the Pentagon.  David Wise has written a dead-on accurate narrative of major PRC cases against American targets.  He names names, details agent tradecraft, and takes you into the courtroom and even a jail cell to witness the final unraveling of these sensational cases.  You will never think about Chinese espionage the same way again. " - Peter Earnest, Executive Director of the International Spy Museum'
'"Wise's conclusion is sobering—'China's spying on America is ongoing, current, and shows no signs of diminishing—and his book is a fascinating history of Chinese espionage that should appeal to a diverse readership." —Publishers Weekly"David Wise has done it again. This time it's China. He's taken us deep into the American efforts to root out Chinese spies here and abroad. As always, Wise is the master - writing with clarity and style abou thte murky and consequential underworld of nuclear espionage." - Tom Brokaw"David Wise is a master of the nonfiction thriller and, once again, he delivers a fact-filled inside account, with sources named and no one spared, including some very amorous and reckless FBI agents.   There is an important message in Tiger Trap — about the often overlooked threat posed by China's demonstrated ability to dig out America's most important military and economic secrets." -Seymour M. Hersh"David Wise has given us a rare combination in today's literary world — a book that is great reading, while at the same time shedding light on a subject whose seriousness should concern every thinking American." - Jim Webb, U.S. Senator from Virginia, author of Born Fighting, Fields of Fire"Extraordinary. A stunningly detailed history of China's spy war with us - from sexy socialite double agents to "kill switches" implanted offshore in the computer chips for our electric grid. Wise remains the master." –R. James Woolsey, former Director of Central Intelligence"Forget Moscow rules, Lubyanka Prison, and KGB assassins.  Today’s most threatening web of spies is spun out of Beijing and reaches from Silicon Valley to the Pentagon.  David Wise has written a dead-on accurate narrative of major PRC cases against American targets.  He names names, details agent tradecraft, and takes you into the courtroom and even a jail cell to witness the final unraveling of these sensational cases.  You will never think about Chinese espionage the same way again. " - Peter Earnest, Executive Director of the International Spy Museum'
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: 9780547554877 Pages: 304