Blank Spots on the Map: The Dark Geography of the Pentagon's Secret World (Paperback)Trevor Paglen (author)
Paperback Published: 13/05/2010
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This is the adventurous, insightful, and often chilling story of a road trip through a shadow nation of state secrets, clandestine military bases, black sites, hidden laboratories, and top-secret agencies that make up what insiders call the 'black world'. Here, geographer and provocateur Trevor Paglen knocks on the doors of CIA prisons, stakes out a covert air base in Nevada from a mountaintop 30 miles away, dissects the Defence Department's multibillion dollar 'black' budget, and interviews those who live on the edges of these blank spots. Whether Paglen reports from a hotel room in Vegas, a secret prison in Kabul, or a trailer in Shoshone Indian territory, he is impassioned, rigorous, relentless-and delivers eye-opening details.
Publisher: Penguin Putnam Inc
Weight: 353 g
Dimensions: 228 x 151 x 20 mm
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