By Boluwatife O. Ojewande
By chapter nineteen of American Spy, we learn of Marie’s experiences in Burkina Faso where, among other things, she is assigned to gather intel. However, as Marie began to run errands for Slater, she got to know about a couple of secrets: the wedding between Helene and Slater, and, Ross employing her (Marie) to work for their private military company and not the CIA.
“I was annoyed to learn this,” observes Marie, “but mostly at myself for not paying attention well enough to have figured it out earlier (212).
What scene or revelations from chapters fifteen through
nineteen did you find most interesting? Why?