“A charming and unusual portrait of the secret life.” – John le Carré
Six Car Lengths Behind an Elephant: Undercover & Overwhelmed as a CIA Wife and Mother
by Lillian McCloy
Imagine being married to a spy. Imagine keeping the big secret and moving your family from country to country to country. How does it all work? In this entertaining memoir, Lillian McCloy shares stories from her life as the wife of an undercover CIA officer. It’s an eye-opening and witty tale about the CIA, marriage, family, secrets, friendships, international adventures, and the meaning of home.
Readers and reviewers give this memoir a five-star rating, describing it as a “compelling,” “funny,” “fascinating,” “charming,” and “can’t put down book.”
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