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Equal parts memoir, journalistic thriller, and political tract, no place to hide. May 14, 2014 no place to hide would mark the first snowden narrative feature to move forward at a major studio. Personalized account by greenwald with liberty and justice for some. Edward snowden elicits little sympathy in dark mirror.
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