The God’s Eye View


Title:                      The God’s Eye View

Author:                 Barry Eisler

Eisler, Barry (2016). The God’s Eye View. Seattle, WA: Thomas & Merce

OCLC:    914225096

Summary: NSA director Theodore Anders has a simple goal: collect every phone call, email, and keystroke tapped on the Internet. He knows unlimited surveillance is the only way to keep America safe. Evelyn Gallagher doesn’t care much about any of that. She just wants to keep her head down and manage the NSA’s camera network and facial recognition program so she can afford private school for her deaf son, Dash. But when Evelyn  Read more…
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Date Posted:      November 9, 2016

Reviewed in The Intelligencer[1]

The NSA director has a simple goal: collect every phone call, email, and keystroke tapped on the Internet. He knows unlimited surveillance is the only way to keep America safe. Evelyn Gallagher doesn’t care much about any of that. She just wants to keep her head down and manage the NSA’s camera network and facial recognition program so she can afford private school for her deaf son, Dash. But when Evelyn discovers the existence of an NSA program code-named God’s Eye, and connects it with the mysterious deaths of a string of journalists and whistle-blowers, her doubts put her and Dash in the crosshairs of a pair of government assassins.

[1] The Intelligencer: Journal of U.S. Intelligence Studies (22, 2, Spring 2016, p. 141). This is one of the fiction books selected by AFIO members for this issue. The review is almost identical to the Summary at WorldCat.

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