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The Defection Of A.J. Lewinter. by Robert Littell

The Defection Of A.J. Lewinter.

by Robert Littell

Publication: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1973, Boston

First edition. Author's first book. Fine in dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and corners, and a small closed tear to the top edge of the rear panel. A novel of how U.S. intelligence handles defections. Lewinter was an M.I.T. professor who memorized the trajectories for U.S. missiles. When he defects he gives this information to the Russians, but the Russians donot believe Lewinter can be trusted completely. Is this some elaborate U.S. plot to get the Russians to believe false information? Solid espionage read. Gold Dagger Award winner.

Inventory Number: 36308