Charles McCarry is an American writer primarily of spy fiction. He served in the U.S. Army, where he was a correspondent for “Stars and Stripes”, has been a small-town newspaperman, and was a speechwriter in the Eisenhower administration. From 1958 to 1967 he worked for the CIA, under deep cover in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
McCarry?s novel “The Better Angels” was made into the film “Wrong is Right”. He was editor-at-large for “National Geographic” and has contributed pieces to “The New York Times”, “The Wall Street Journal”, “The Washington Post”, and other national publications. His novels include “Tears of Autumn”, “The Bride of Wilderness”, and “Shelley?s Heart”.
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