Author : Mark Harmon, Leon Carroll
Length : 7h55
Narrated by : Mark Harmon, Leon Carroll
Category : History / Americas
Possibility of free reading : YES
In 1941, as tensions with Japan escalate, Hawaii becomes a hotbed of espionage, with spies, intelligence agents, and military personnel converging on the islands, affecting the lives of local residents. Central to this intrigue are two figures: Douglas Wada, the sole Japanese American agent in naval intelligence, and Takeo Yoshikawa, a Japanese spy sent to gather information on the U.S. fleet in Pearl Harbor.
Wada, a native of Honolulu, engages in covert operations ranging from posing as a newspaper reporter to translating wiretaps on the Japanese Consulate, and even interrogating the first American POW of World War II. On the other side, Yoshikawa operates under the guise of a junior diplomat at the consulate, funneling critical intelligence directly to Admiral Yamamoto. "Ghosts of Honolulu" vividly portrays the intense espionage activities between the Japanese and US intelligence agencies, including a mercenary Nazi, in the period leading up to World War II.
The narrative also spotlights the ordinary residents of Honolulu, like Wada's father, who suffer from the war's anti-Japanese sentiment and the efforts of intelligence professionals to avert the mass internments that plagued California. Authors Mark Harmon, star of NCIS, and co-author Leon Carroll, a former NCIS Special Agent, have meticulously researched long-hidden historical documents to craft this authentic NCIS tale of subterfuge, discovery, and peril. "Ghosts of Honolulu" explores the blurred lines between reality and appearance in the high-stakes world of naval intelligence.
Acclaimed actor Mark Harmon reflects on his four decades in Hollywood — starring in everything from 'Freaky Friday,' 'The West Wing' to 'NCIS,' — and tells us about making his literary debut with co-author Leon Carroll, Jr. titled 'Ghosts of Honolulu.' https://t.co/cVclFZQmjA pic.twitter.com/AYi9QC3ZZH— The View (@TheView) November 15, 2023
Step into a captivating tale of espionage and hidden histories with "Ghosts of Honolulu", authored and narrated by Mark Harmon and Leon Carroll. This intense 7-hour and 55-minute audiobook delves into the untold story of a Japanese spy, a Japanese American spy hunter, and their roles in the events surrounding Pearl Harbor.
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