The Resource Strangers on a bridge : the case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers, James B. Donovan ; foreword by Jason Matthews

Strangers on a bridge : the case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers, James B. Donovan ; foreword by Jason Matthews

Label
Strangers on a bridge : the case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
Title
Strangers on a bridge
Title remainder
the case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
Statement of responsibility
James B. Donovan ; foreword by Jason Matthews
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Language
eng
Summary
"In the early morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk down Glienicke Bridge, which then linked West Berlin to East. With him walked Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, for years the chief of Soviet espionage in the United States. Approaching them from the other side, under equally heavy guard, was Francis Gary Powers, the American U-2 pilot shot down by the Soviets. These were the strangers on a bridge, the representatives of two opposing worlds. Here Donovan, who negotiated their exchange and defended Abel at every stage of his trial, tells their story. Originally published in 1964, and now with a new foreword by bestselling author Jason Matthews, this is the singular insider account of one of the most important moments in Cold War history, the incredible spy exchange that is now the subject of the major motion picture Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan. At once a noir procedural drama and a brilliant character study, Strangers on a Bridge is the gripping, fascinating story of the great spy case of a generation."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
327.12
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
UB271.R92
LC item number
D6 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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Strangers on a bridge : the case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers, James B. Donovan ; foreword by Jason Matthews
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Strangers on a bridge : the case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers, James B. Donovan ; foreword by Jason Matthews
Publication
Note
  • Reissue with new foreword of work published in 1964
  • Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn915731964
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Edition
First Scribner trade paperback edition.
Extent
xviii, 443 pages
Isbn
9781501118784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)915731964

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