He spoke six languages, had an exceptional memory, hated the Soviet system and thirsted for revenge, was fit as a fiddle, a dead shot, enthusiastic and eminently malleable.
So they recruited him at age 22.
After training him, they let him loose on Canada, the US, Cuba, the Caribbean, Uruguay, Central America and Switzerland.
Tom Karas served his masters in Washington for forty loyal years in many iterations: student, accountant, secret agent, military advisor, arms dealer and o -shore banker.
At age sixty, he decided to seek his own fortune and wound up a very wealthy man and Panamanian Ambassador to Hungary.
If you are intrigued and impatient and want to read the book during the summer