Few can say they’ve seen some of the most significant moments of the twentieth century unravel before their eyes. Marita Lorenz is one of them. Born in Germany at the outbreak of WWII, Marita was incarcerated in a Nazi concentration camp as a child.Yet upon fleeing to America, she was recruited by the CIA to assassinate the Fidel. Torn by love and loyalty, she failed to slip him the lethal pills. Her life would take many more twists and turns – including having a child with ex-dictator of Venezuela, Marcos Perez Jimenez; testifying about the John G Kennedy assassination; and becoming a party girl for the New York Mafia, as well as a police informant. Caught up in Cold War intrigue, espionage and conspiracy – this is Marita’s incredible true story of a young girl, turned spy.
Title: The Spy Who Loved Castro
Author: Marita Lorenz
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Release Date: April 2017
Format: B Paperback
Tags or Category: Memoirs; Espionage & Secret Services; Political