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THE SPY WHO COULDN'T SPELL A Dyslexic Traitor, an Unbreakable Code, and the FBI's Hunt for America's Stolen Secrets

by | Read by Robert Fass

Biography & Memoir • 8.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

In the year 2000, a mole turned traitor, Brian Regan, made mistakes and got caught, in part because he couldn't spell. But he wasn't stupid. As it turns out, he was a pioneer in digital espionage. The author puts the listener in the middle of the investigation from the start, giving Robert Fass's methodical narration extra power. Listeners will feel like they're unraveling the mystery, too. Once listeners are engaged, the details of Regan's dyslexia and unhappy youth as well as the effort required to bring him down are compelling. Some of Regan's mistakes were ridiculous, but Fass gently emphasizes the drama of the case. Current news stories of high-tech hacking make Regan's story timely. J.A.S. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2017]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2016

DD ISBN 9781524708047 $22.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2016

DD ISBN 9781524708054 $95.00

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