By Reza Kahlili
A TIME TO BETRAY
This exhilarating, award-winning memoir of a mystery double lifestyles unearths the heart-wrenching tale of a guy who spied for the yankee govt within the ranks of the infamous progressive Guards of Iran, risking every little thing by means of betraying his fatherland which will put it aside.
Reza Kahlili grew up in Tehran surrounded by means of his close-knit friends and family. however the enlightened Iran of his formative years vanished perpetually, as Reza stumbled on upon returning domestic from learning machine technology within the usa, whilst the revolution of 1979 ushered in Ayatollah Khomeini’s darkish age of non secular fundamentalism. Clinging to the desire of a Persian Renaissance, Reza joined the Ayatollah’s elite innovative Guards. As Khomeini’s tyrannies opened up, as fellow countrymen grew to become on one another, and after the deeply own horrors he witnessed firsthand within Evin criminal, a shattered and disenchanted Reza again to the United States to dangerously turn into “Wally,” a undercover agent for the CIA.
In A Time to Betray, Reza not just relates his razor’s-edge, undercover life from second to heart-pounding second as he provides very important details from the Iran-Iraq struggle, the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, the Iran-Contra affair, and extra; he additionally records a series of superb occasions that culminates in a nation’s struggle for freedom that maintains to this very day, making this a well timed and important viewpoint at the way forward for Iran and the destiny of the world.
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