New York, NY, U.S.A.: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1991, Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine, apart from light speckling to Page Edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 8vo - over 7พ" - 9พ" tall. 465 pp. This realistic spy story is set in 1979 Istanbul, the city where modern espionage began. The Shah has fled Iran and the Russians are headed for Afghanistan. CIA operatives, Anna Barnes and Alan Taylor attempt to find a way to exploitthe Soviets at their ragged edges--Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia. As he does so well in his novel,Agents of Innocence, Ignatius takes the reader into the real world of the CIA with its emphasis on ever-shiftinginternational and domestic pressures.