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. Fair Game is a true story, recounted by Valerie Plame Wilson – the center of a rather Staff Picks: Fair Game: How A Top CIA Agent Was Betrayed By Her Own. Fair Game: How a Top CIA Agent Was Betrayed by Her Own Government [ Valerie Plame Wilson, Laura Rozen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying.

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Feb 22, Mike Hoffman rated it it was amazing. Everyone was interrogated, subjected to simulated torture.

Valerie Plame Wilson: the housewife CIA spy who was ‘fair game’ for Bush

I enjoyed it a lot. Just makes your hair stand on end. Thousands of men and women are dead because they cherry picked the intelligence that helped forward their agenda and pushed our country into near endless war.

If all of the redactions are removed someday, I will revisit it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Nixon acknowledged that in the Frost interview. There was a report that said the facts would be fitted around the policy.

They were not trying to preserve national security – they were trying to make this book as unpublishable as possible. So how important were her looks when she was working at the CIA? So many times I wanted to put this book down, but kept on reading hoping it would thrive at one point, but it never did.

Subtitled My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White Houseyou break open the cover with the thrill of anticipation that here — at last! Bush and his administration.

Joe, with his grey hair and round glasses, is older and more nondescript afir Valerie. One of my best reads of A Diplomat’s Memoirrev.


Fair Game | Book by Valerie Plame Wilson, Laura Rozen | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster

As an author her tangents lead her to be unreliable and she was unable to convince me of a conspiracy against her and her husband. This and more still to me is a side issue with the whole thing that has happened to her family, however.

Wilson in Gregory’s phrase “an appropropriate target in this debate. She felt she did her job as any true patriot would, she fell in love later in life and got married and had twins. The Wilson’s lives were disrupted for years. Laura Rozen’s afterwards in the last two CDs reviews the public record and gives th This highly personal memoir, recounts how and why Valerie came to work for the CIA and describes the trauma endured by she and her family due to the betrayal by the administration.

I’d like to thank her and her whole family for being strong enough and tough enough not to let our White House get away with it.

Book Review: Fair Game, by Valerie Plame Wilson – THE VIENNA REVIEW –

It’s an important story that’s getting told and yet taking a backseat somehow. I don’t know why I was expecting more than a “write a book and get rich quick while I’m famous” memoir, but that’s all I got.

Goofs The camera sound effects used throughout the film for the press photographers’ cameras do not include the classic mechanical motor drive or motor winder sound after each shutter click.

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.

The film marked Watts’ and Penn’s third collaboration, having previously co-starred in the films 21 Grams and The Assassination of Richard Nixon. Is ‘Fair Game’ based on a book?


Valerie Plame Wilson’s story is a powerful one. May 01, Eastofoz rated it liked it Recommends it for: What I gained from this story is this Valerie Plame Wilson and Joe Wilson are American heroes for sacrificing so much to try to tell it to us. Adversity can break you if you’re alone but with somoene to stand by your side and have your back, you can overcome anything. Would she vote Republican now?

Large portions of the book were censored by the CIA when it was published in ——any chance that some of that material can be included in a 10th anniversary edition? But he is also more outspoken and confrontational. I learned a lot from this book and it also confirmed a lot of what I believe went down leading up to the war in Iraq. But the story isn’t the problem.

I’m going to do my best to review this without making any political statements and focus on the book more than its deeper implications, since I try to keep my goodreads reviews book-centered. On June 7,the day after Lewis Libby ‘s sentencing, in a conversation with actor and political activist Ben Affleck about other matters, Chris Matthews used the phrase “fair game” several times, initially citing its use in a question submitted for Affleck by a viewer, whose own use of the phrase could reflect Matthews’ already well-publicized reported use of it by Wilson, Newsweekand many other media sources.

There are plenty of other books that I can read without having to make up half the story. Films directed by Doug Liman.

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