The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg (Vintage)
Publish date: November 2nd 2011
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
, American History
, Spy Thriller
, World War II
, Sports And Games
The blurb says the book is sympathetic, but the last chapter makes Moe Berg sound like a bum. It's not clear if Mr. Dawidoff thinks that ball players otherwise do important work in society. As a (life) concept, spying on vacation from professional sports is brilliant. To the extent that the story of...
Was he a US spy? A very interesting bio.