The best account available to date.
UPDATE 16 FEB 14: Glenn Greenwald considers the book complete bullshit.
He was politically conservative, a gun owner, a geek – and the man behind the biggest intelligence leak in history. In this exclusive extract from his new book, Luke Harding looks at Edward Snowden’s journey from patriot to America’s most wanted
The Guardian, Friday 31 January 2014
Phi Beta Iota: This is quite an extraordinary account — the detail is compelling. The extract from the new book has been very well chosen, this may become one of the most read Guardian articles in relation to the Snowden matter.