The Spy Next Door Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Spy Next Door is a fascinating account of the double agent Robert Hanssen, who betrayed his country, his government, his employer (the FBI), his wife, children and friends. Written like the spy story it is, the book traces Hanssen's upbringing in Chicago, his drift into police and FBI work and, eventually, his decision to spy for Moscow and eventual capture by his own colleagues.
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Plot & Themes

War/Cloak & Dagger story?    -   Spying for secrets War/Spying    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Nationality    -   American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   Washington D.C. Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   angry Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript. of female anat. (the big B's)    -   actual description of hetero sex    -   descript. of female anat. (the big V)    -   main character serviced by prostitute How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog

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