Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

Permanent Record

Edward Snowden

nonfiction autobiography politics reflective slow-paced

339 pages | first published 2019


Edward Snowden, the man who risked everything to expose the US government’s system of mass surveillance, reveals for the first time the story of his life, including how he helped to build that system and what motivated him to try to bring it down....
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