Farishta

By

Published: 2012-06-05

ISBN: 9781594485787

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Riverhead Trade

Synopsis

Twenty-one years ago, diplomat Angela Morgan’s husband died in the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. Shattered by her loss, she retreated to the backwaters of the State Department. Now, with her career about to dead end and no connections at home, she is forced to accept assignment to a remote outpost in northern Afghanistan. Unwelcome by the soldiers and unaccepted by the local government and warlords, Angela fights to earn the respect of her colleagues, especially Mark Davies, a British major who is, at turns, her staunchest ally and fiercest critic. Frustrated at her inability to

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Price: $16.00


Farishta

By

Published: 2011-06-02

ISBN: 9781594487965

Format: B-Hardcover

Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover

Synopsis

An American diplomat is forced to confront the devastation of her past when she is assigned to remote northern Afghanistan. Twenty-one years ago, diplomat Angela Morgan witnessed the death of her husband during the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. Devastated by her loss, she fled back to America, where she hid in the backwaters of the State Department and avoided the high-profile postings that would advance her career. Now, with that career about to dead-end and no true connections at home, she must take the one assignment available-at a remote British army outpost in northern Afghanistan.

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Price: $25.95


The Hunters

By

Published: 2007-12-18

ISBN: 9780515143935

Format: B-Mass Market

Publisher: Jove

Synopsis

The new Presidential Agent novel-now in paperback. Two brutal murders and millions of missing dollars in the growing UN/Iraq oil-for-food scandal have led Charley Castillo and his team to Uruguay, where the man they seek is murdered right before their eyes. Those responsible have left just enough of a trail for Castillo to pick up the scent and follow it wherever it takes him-even if it’s not exactly where he expected.

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Price: $9.99


The People's Choice

By

Published: 1996-08-01

ISBN: 9780452277052

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Plume

Synopsis

Jeff Greenfield is the CBS News senior political correspondent, and a veteran of CNN and ABC News. A four-time Emmy Award winner, he is the author or co-author of eleven books. He lives in New York City.

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Price: $21.00


A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism

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Published: 1970-01-01

ISBN: 9780143118633

Format: Trade Paper

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

Synopsis

A wry, cutting deconstruction of the Communist empire by one of Eastern Europe’s exceptional authors. Called “a perceptive and amusing social critic, with a wonderful eye for detail” by The Washington Post, Slavenka Drakulic-a native of Croatia-has emerged as one of the most popular and respected critics of Communism to come out of the former Eastern Bloc. In A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism, she offers a eight-part exploration of Communism by way of an unusual cast of narrators, each from a different country, who reflect on the fall of Communism. Together they constitute an Orwellian

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Price: $14.00


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