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"When Linda McCarthy, the CIA museum curator, talks about Moe Berg, her face flushes sanguine and her conversation comes in breathless, staccato surges. Moe Berg is her passion."
Prologue, p. 4

"John Keiran created the public Moe Berg."
Chap. 1, p. 11

"From the first, baseball made him very happy. Berg couldn't get enough of the game. He would spend a generous share of his life inside ballparks."
Chap. 2, p. 25

"The cumulative effect at the moment was that, even with the staggering number of courses he'd taken on, Berg had time on his hands. To fill it, he developed a habit he'd keep for the rest of his days: multiple newspapers."
Chap. 4, p. 46

"Shortstop Berg had always been too slow. Catchers, though, are notorious for trudging around the base paths, and Berg fit the essential criteria for the position: nimble reflexes, a strong arm, soft hands, and brains."
Chap. 5, p. 59

"Moe Berg...

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