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Apr 14, shana naomi rated it really liked it Shelves: Do you think you owe Valerie Plame an apology? Much has been written about the “Valerie Plame” story, but Valerie herself has been silent, until now.

The outing made her the center of the American political scandal known as the Plame affair. Adversity can break you if you’re alone but with somoene to stand by your side and have your back, you can overcome anything.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. ET, accessed August 22, The only part of the story that was relatively intact was the sectio Okay, I was all excited to read this book after hearing Ms. In some cases I can guess what they were hiding, but in other cases, there was no obvious reason for the CIA obliterating her book other than pure spite on behalf of folks who would be embarrassed.

Instead, she enrolled and was accepted by the CIA.

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Fair Game is a true story, recounted by Valerie Plame Wilson – the center of a rather significant American political scandal. Did she ever hear that the people who had been working for her valreie helping her with intelligence in Iraq were safe or not? She comes from a military background, a Republican one at that. You sense she hates being the centre of attention, which is understandable once you know her story.


We should watch out for this kind of political recklessness. Film 50 great quotes about acting.

Nicole Kidman [5] and Russell Crowe [6] were originally cast in the lead roles in This is the story of ex-CIA spy Valerie Plame-Wilson whose cover was blown by the government that employed her all out of pure spite because her husband, a gake, told the powers that be that there was no cause to go to war with Iraq.

They felt betrayed, became distant.

Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House

Edit Did You Know? She expected to be betrayed by our enemies, not us. Even the chapter where she dealt with post-partum depression failed to move me, and I was so disappointed plsme I almost gave up. Wilzon had been working undercover for years—not undercover like a DEA agent trying to bust Pablo Escobar but as an unacknowledged U. Wilson honestly outlines her numerous mistakes and how she should have handled these situations in hindsight.

What they did gives me hope there is still time to get our country back and enforce our Constitutional rights which the Patriot Act has stolen. The Wilson’s lives were disrupted for years. Plame affair books American memoirs Vaerie books about the Central Intelligence Agency Books adapted into films.

Even though I can empathize with Valerie Plame and her story, I found the book and the way she wrote of a person that was trying way too hard to not want to play a victim, but yet wanted you to feel sorry constantly about her situation. However, as Wilson mentions from the beginning, some redacted items are already public knowledge. I certainly recommend reading the afterward as it puts ga,e things into context and reveals details that Plame, as a former employee of the CIA, was not allowed to reveal herself.


Plame Wilson begins her book by describing her cultivation of relationships under false pretenses, so there’s some irony in the book’s subtitle, “My Betrayal by the White House. It doesn’t help that the CIA redacted the manuscript heavily before approving it for publication. The CIA leak rair jury investigation did not result in charging that anyone leaked her name intentionally while knowing that it was a classified covert identity, in part, Special Counsel Fitzgerald later argued in United States v.

Karl Rove, Cheney and Bush. An effective and talented spy, outed by the country she loved for political retribution. To govern effectively, our leaders need to know the truth.

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For example, the part explaining how Valerie meets Joe is so buried in blacked out pages that the reader goes from Valerie hoping to “have it vaalerie to giving birth to twins.

CIA operative Valerie Plame discovers her identity is allegedly leaked by the government as payback for an op-ed article her husband wrote criticizing the Bush administration.

Plame’s story is a modern odyssey, a cautionary tale that should make Americans think twice before sacrificing their patriots. This is the first book I’ve read in years that I felt was almost a complete waste of time and money.

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