New Book Reveals True-to-Life “Exploits of a Federal Agent”

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Author Clayton M. Spradley reveals how he balanced raising a family and being a federal agent.

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Federal agents often live on the edge, putting their safety in the line of danger all in the name of national security. In Exploits of a Federal Agent, author Clayton M. Spradley shares his exciting true account, including the early factors in his life which enabled him to acquire and sustain a career as a Federal Agent.

Coming from humble beginnings, Spradley worked aggressively from an early age and developed characteristics which enabled him to qualify for his various law enforcement positions. His dedication helped earn him the rank of Eagle Scout, and assisted in developing into an excellent athlete. After graduating from Florida State University with a major in Criminology, he became a civilian Special Agent with The Office of Naval Intelligence (now NCIS).

In Exploits of a Federal Agent, the author writes of his experiences raising a family with four children and of his year tour in Vietnam as a civilian Agent. He then became a special agent in the United States Secret Service and served on protective assignments with five U.S. Presidents. During his Secret Service career he had been directly involved in thwarting an attempted assassination on the life of President Gerald Ford.
He was also active in the United States Coast Guard Reserve with an Intelligence Designator and obtained the rank of Lieutenant Commander.

A fascinating biographical account, Exploits of a Federal Agent gives readers a glimpse into the exciting world of secret service and espionage. It also reveals how Spradley tried to balance raising a family and his being a federal agent.

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EXPLOITS OF A FEDERAL AGENT * by Clayton M. Spradley
Date of Publication: August 31, 2012
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 95 pages; 978-1-4797-0158-2
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 95 pages; 978-1-4797-0159-9
eBook; $3.99; 978-1-4797-0160-5

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