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Last Pumpkin Paper, The
by Bob Oeste
The long-forgotten Alger Hiss case provides the key to a 50-year-old conspiracy of blackmail, espionage and assassination on both sides of the crumbling Iron Curtain. Joe Pope, a congressional investigator back in '48, is trying to enjoy his retirement in Key West when his ex-boss convinces him that there's a piece of incriminating microfilm in existence that could ...more
Hardcover, 267 pages
Published March 12th 1996 by Random House
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A novel about the Alger Hiss case that catapulted a young Richard Nixon to the national stage. Historically accurate with fictional characters mixed in provide a good spy tale jumping back and forth between House hearings in the late 40's to the last days of East Germany and the fall of the Berlin Wall. A surprise explanation and final "meeting" between Nixon and Hiss make for a good read.