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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Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! I was so fascinated with the story that I wanted to at least look through Plame’s and Wilson’s books. Dec 10, Ahed Al Hashmi rated it really liked it Shelves: The execution in this book is almost unreadable and while Wilson has been through a lot, I don’t think that absolves her of the blame for pushing this book to publication when it wasn’t ready. After the title of Valerie Plame Wilson’s book had already been widely disseminated, on August 19,on Meet the Press with David GregoryGregory asked Rove, who identified himself as an “avid Republican “, [9] among other statements pertaining to the CIA leak grand jury investigation attributed to him, whether he “considered her fair game in this debate” between her husband and The White House over the President’s so-called ” sixteen words “.

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.

We created a huge power vacuum in the middle east and now we’re paying for it. As readers will see, the CIA still deems much of the detail of Valerie’s story to be classified.

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. The jury convicted Libby on four of the five counts in the indictment: I’ve been flipping back and forth and just finished both chapter 3s. Wilson’s memoir refers to a comment that President George W.

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Some are big deals—she was denounced on Fox News more than once for example—some mundane although still the type of thing that can cut to the quick. Each time she is about to launch into a juicy anecdote, it seems, lines are blacked out, sometimes for pages on end. Dasar itulah yang dipakai AS untuk menyerang Irak dan menjatuhkan Saddam. She wanted to know what was going on in my marriage. And as a bonus, an inside peek at the real life of a former agent, who manages a respected career, a strong marriage and two presumably happy children.

Valsrie also referred to valetie by her maiden name, Plame, despite her own personal confusion over why the news faie onto it so often worked for the CIA in a covert position.

To put it kindly, the memoir lacks the sheen of a ghostwriter’s work and has the voice of an ordinary person caught up in extraordinary events. Many White House staffers are potential suspects, but various press reports have suggested that far Feds will want to interview I. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

What was the worst torture, what happened plamee The Farm or what happened after the leak? Fair Game received positive reviews. The first half of the book chronicles her life in the CIA and how she moved up in ranks to become a spy tracking the proliferation of WMDs around the world.

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

One chapter title informs you it’s Washington’s only scandal without sex, and even if that may be an exaggeration, the proportions of this scandal make that feel true. Rove had in fact confirmed Plame’s identity to Novak, but only after Novak had already heard the information from another source.

A Diplomat’s Memoirrev. Sean Penn came to spend time with Joe. I see from other peoples’ reviews that there is an afterword that I apparently missed.

Book Review: Fair Game, by Valerie Plame Wilson

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. She and her husband, Ambassador Joe Wilson, are the parents of seven-year-old twins.

Was this review helpful to you? The CIA leak grand jury investigation did not result in charging that anyone leaked her name intentionally p,ame knowing that it was a classified covert identity, in part, Special Counsel Fitzgerald later argued in United States v. The Wilson’s lives were disrupted for years.

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Page 1 of plamf pages. I’m glad I didn’t, because in the second half of the book, Valerie finally comes alive. Do you think you owe Valerie Plame an apology? View all gake comments. Sep 19, Matt Welter rated it really liked it. Plame Wilson from publishing her book gme redacting such simple and harmless facts is shameful. Those who followed the machinations of the cabal that used bogus and cynical claims that Saddam Hussein and the Iraqi armed forces had so-called weapons of mass destruction were familiar with the scurrilous treatment of Valerie Plame, career CIA officer and her husband Joseph Wilson, retired State Department manager and ambassador.

I hoped that the afterword would help to fill in the gaps but it was more of a history lesson than a gap-filler. Plame was I’d always been interested in this case as it took place through the US courts and the media.

I’d always been interested in this case as it took place through the US courts and the media. I believe her story could have been valeroe better.

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

She is an intelligence officer involved in a number of sensitive and sometimes dangerous covert operations overseas. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only.

The difference today is. The Bush people were shameless when it came to payba I followed her gaame at the time of its unfolding. There was more consensus about other aspects of Fair Game.

Wilson and her family live in New Mexico.