Michael Holzman was born in Brookings, South Dakota. He is the author of James Jesus Angleton, the CIA and the Craft of Intelligence, a biography of Guy Burgess, and one of Donald and Melinda Maclean. He has spent many years consulting for foundations, and writing blogs and speeches about literacy education for adults, then primary and secondary education. He lives in Briarcliff Manor, New York.
A fascinating story, well told, of how one idealistic master spy and double agent caused serious damage to the strategic interests of the West and how another, taught by the first and vehemently anti-Communist, tried to prevent such a betrayal from ever happening again -- Saul David * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH *