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Strangers on a bridge

J. B. Donovan

Strangers on a bridge

the case of Colonel Abel

by J. B. Donovan

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Published by Secker and Warburg .
Written in English


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Statementby J.B. Donovan.
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Open LibraryOL21318756M

Strangers on a Bridge | The #1 New York Times bestseller and subject of the acclaimed major motion picture Bridge of Spies directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan. Originally published in , this is the "enthralling truly remarkable" (The New York Times Book Review) insider account of the Cold War spy exchange--with a new foreword by Jason Matthews, Brand: Scribner Book Company. Buy Strangers on a Bridge Stated First Edition by Donovan, James B. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(47).

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Strangers on a Bridge by James B. Donovan, , Atheneum edition, in English - Pages: Though not officially the basis for the movie Bridge of Spies, Donovan's Strangers on a Bridge is the closest, and is the only first-hand narrative to the dramatic events in the Oscar-winning movie. The New York Times Best Seller repeated itself in , becoming #1 on the New York Times Best Seller list for espionage mater: Fordham University, B.A. , Harvard .

  Febru - On Febru , two men stepped on to opposite ends of the Glienicke Bridge in Berlin. Francis Gary Powers—a prisoner of the Russians since — faced westward. Rudolf Abel—captured by the FBI in —faced eastward. Both men had been captured while performing daring intelligence missions. When the signal was given, Powers and Abel began to cross the bridge. The #1 New York Times bestseller and subject of the acclaimed major motion picture Bridge of Spies directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan. Originally published in , this is the “enthralling truly remarkable” (The New York Times Book Review) insider account of the Cold War spy exchange—with a new foreword by Jason Matthews, New York Times bestselling.


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"Well written and informative, Strangers on a Bridge is a wonderful firsthand account of the most notable spy swap made during the height of the Cold War. Written by defense attorney James Donovan inthe book gives an accurate overview of the behind the scenes negotiations that resulted in KGB Colonel Rudolph Abel being exchange for my father, CIA U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, in February /5().

In Strangers on a Bridge, the lead prosecutor in the Nuremburg Trials offers a clear-eyed and fast-paced memoir that is part procedural drama, part dark character study and reads like a noirish espionage thriller/5. Strangers on a Bridge Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by James B.

Donovan (Author)/5(11). "Well written and informative, Strangers on a Bridge is a wonderful firsthand account of the most notable spy swap made during the height of the Cold War.

Written by defense attorney James Donovan inthe book gives an accurate overview of the behind the scenes negotiations that resulted in KGB Colonel Rudolph Abel being exchange for my father, CIA Strangers on a bridge book pilot Francis Gary Powers, in February Book Edition: Reissue. “Strangers on a Bridge,” the bestseller, tells a fascinating true story of Cold War espionage An enthralling inside account.

Minneapolis Star Tribune. This book is much Strangers on a bridge book than the exciting journal of one of history’s great espionage cases, its preparation, trial and appeal and its dramatic dénouement at the Glienicker : Scribner. Strangers On A Bridge (German Edition) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

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Donovan (Author)/5(46). The Stranger on the Bridge is a memoir of the journey Jonny made both personally, and publicly to not only find the person who saved his life, but also to explore how he got to the bridge in the first place and how he continues to manage his diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder/5.

The Stranger on the Bridge tells the moving story of Jonny Benjamin. Having been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder shortly beforehand, he stood on London’s Waterloo Bridge in January and prepared to take his own life.

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Whilst Alice Reed is taking her early morning run, she saves a man when she passes him on a bridge after becoming concerned that he might be about to commit suicide/5().

Strangers on a Bridge, the debut novel by Louise Mangos has a really intriguing premise which captured my imagination straight away. Whilst Alice Reed is taking her early morning run, she saves a man when she passes him on a bridge after becoming concerned that he might be about to commit suicide/5.

"Strangers on a Bridge" isn't particularly exciting book, but it is written with a eye towards giving the truth, rather than the Hollywood version of the case. Certainly Spielberg and the Coen brothers do take artistic license with James Donovan and Rudolf Abel and Francis Gary Powers, but it seems less than many other "based on real life" movies that are made/5().

Strangers on a Bridge is a well-knit book. The eventual exchange comes as no surprise; Donovan carefully weaves in the possibility of one from the beginning and thus supplies the chief element of real suspense.

But this is not just a device to make a good story. Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers by James Donovan, Francis Gary Powers and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "Strangers on a Bridge" isn't particularly exciting book, but it is written with a eye towards giving the truth, rather than the Hollywood version of the case.

Certainly Spielberg and the Coen brothers do take artistic license with James Donovan and Rudolf Abel and Francis Gary Powers, but it seems less than many other "based on real life /5(). The Stranger on the Bridge is a memoir of the journey Jonny made both personally, and publicly to not only find the person who saved his life, but also to explore how he got to the bridge in the first place and how he continues to manage his diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder.

Using extracts from diaries Jonny has been writing from the age of thirteen, this book is a deeply personal memoir with a /5(). Colonel Rudolf Ivanovich Abel was the Soviet secret agent whom the F.B.I.

ushed out of the artist's studio in Brooklyn where he had been receiving and sending for a long time, and James Donovan (former O.S.S. Colonel) is the lawyer who assumed his defense as a proof of American justice and the belief that no man should be denied a fair trial. Donovan contends that it is a ""classic case which.

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Pages:   Strangers on a Bridge by James Donovan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). In Strangers on a Bridge, the lead prosecutor in the Nuremburg Trials offers a clear-eyed and fast-paced memoir that is part procedural drama, part dark character study and reads like a noirish espionage thriller/5(31).Strangers on a Bridge, the case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers by Donovan, James B.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In Strangers on a Bridge, (The New York Times Book Review) insider account of the Cold War spy exchange—with a new foreword by Jason Matthews, New York Times bestselling author of Red Sparrow and Palace of Treason.

In the early morning of FebruJames B. Donovan began his walk toward the center of the Glienicke Bridge, the 5/5(1).