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Foreign Intrigue: The Making And Unmaking Of A Foreign Service Officer

Foreign Intrigue: The Making And Unmaking Of A Foreign Service Officer

By Eric Kocher

New Horizon Press, 1990, 291 pp.

An irreverent memoir of the author's two decades as a foreign service officer: rapid rise in the 1950s, impatience with stuffy conventions and abrupt selection out in 1968. Best passage: a hilarious account of Vice President Nixon's visit to Malaya.