Harlot's Ghost - Alpha: Part I: Early Years, Early Training. Chapter I - IV Summary & Analysis

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Alpha: Part I: Early Years, Early Training. Chapter I - IV Summary

In the Forward, Harry establishes that this is a memoire discussing his life from 1955 onwards, through twenty-five years working for the Agency.

In Part I: Early Years, Early Training. Chapter I - IV Summary, Harry discusses the Hubbard family roots. His father is named Cal and his parents are divorced; through his mother, Harry is 1/8 Jewish. Harry recounts an episode where Cal takes him to 21 on his fifteenth birthday to talk about his school, St. Matthew's, his own work in the CIA, and his leg, which he broke when he was younger during a skiing accident (his bravery during that episode is one of the few things his father is proud of him for) and still has trouble with. Cal has remarried and has two twin boys...

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