Review: Sarah Chayes on Amaryllis Fox

Who knew spooks could write? Amaryllis Fox certainly can. Her Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA is an addictive read. If you’re up for a thriller, you could hardly do better. Just don’t be lulled by its placement on the “nonfiction, biography” shelf.

The book glitters with the killer lines and delicious improbabilities that make for a great yarn.…

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