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Hostage: A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Pirates
ean: 9781613744420, isbn: 1613744420,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
On October 23, 2009, Somali pirates kidnapped Paul and Rachel Chandler from their sailing boat, the Lynn Rival, in the Seychelles, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean. In this remarkable memoir, the Chandlers recount their terrifying ordeal, revealing...
True Crime: Connecticut: The State's Most Notorious Criminal Cases
By Brand: Stackpole Books
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ean: 9780811735612, isbn: 0811735613,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
The mention of Connecticut summons charming images of seaports and peaceful rural areas, but this densely populated state has its share of landmark crimes.Headline stories chronicled in this book focus on cases solved through the use of forensic scie...
Arabia, a Journey Through the Labyrinth
By Brand: Touchstone Books
ean: 9780671748807, isbn: 0671748807,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 216 reviews
ARABIA is the story of Jonathan Raban's magic carpet ride through Bahrain, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Yemen, Egypt and Jordan. Not only does it reveal the Arabs and their culture, it also introduces us to a series of memorable individuals. Much of the ...
Spies of the Bible: Espionage in Israel from the Exodus to the Bar Kokhba Revolt
By Brand: Greenhill Books
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sku: HY332040, ean: 9781853676369, isbn: 1853676365,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
In Spies of the Bible, Rose Mary Sheldon highlights the importance of espionage and traces the role intelligence has played from the Jewish exodus from Egypt to the Bar Kochba Revolt. The Near East has been fiercely contested by various parties for t...
The Honored Dead: A Story of Friendship, Murder, and the Search for Truth in the Arab World
sku: 9780385527033, ean: 9780385527033, isbn: 0385527039,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
The Arab Islamic world is known for religious extremism, ethnic conflicts, and, now, the overthrow of seemingly unshakable regimes—but if anything has become clear, it’s that our understanding of the region remains shrouded and incomplete. The se...
Into the Heart of Darkness: Confessions of Apartheid's Assassins
By Jonathan Ball Publishers
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ean: 9781868428922, isbn: 1868428923,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Jacques Pauw has been an investigative journalist for more than three decades. Before the phenomenal success of The President's Keepers, he spent years tracking down apartheid death squads. Into the Heart of Darkness, first released in 1997, was the...
Pirate State: Inside Somalia's Terrorism at Sea
By Brand: Chicago Review Press
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ean: 9781569763117, isbn: 1569763119,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
In 2009, the United States was hit broadside by Somali pirates who attempted to capture the U.S. flag ship Maersk Alabama. Suddenly, the pirates were no longer a distant menace. They had thrust themselves onto the American stage. Wer...
Spy: Uncovering Craig Williamson
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ean: 9781431421497, isbn: 1431421499,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
The apartheid agent and killer who got away with it all … It was in 1972 when the seemingly ordinary Craig Williamson registered at Wits University and joined the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS). Williamson was elected NUSAS’s vi...
By Jonathan Ball Publishers
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ean: 9781868426652, isbn: 1868426653,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
In the world of espionage, truth is the first victim and nothing is as it seems. Here, for the first time, South Africa's most notorious apartheid spy Olivia Forsyth lays bare the story of her remarkable life. Olivia Forsyth was a romantic young woma...
Technology and Corruption: The Missing and Morbid Links of Development in Africa
ean: 9781467883771, isbn: 1467883778,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Africa is today missing in the technology radar of the world, but very visible in the corruption index. This represents a clear road map to perpetual underdevelopment, subjugation, and perdition. While no country or continent has ever developed witho...
Rape Unresolved: Policing Sexual Offences in South Africa
By University of Cape Town Press
ean: 9781919895895, isbn: 1919895892,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
More than 1,000 women are raped in South Africa every day. Around 150 of those women will report the crime to the police. Fewer than 30 of the cases will be prosecuted and no more than 10 will result in a conviction. This translates into an overall c...
Gender and Lynching: The Politics of Memory
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ean: 9781137373489, isbn: 1137373482,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Mary Turner was eight months pregnant when a mob of several hundred men and women murdered her in Valdosta, Georgia. The Associated Press reported that she had made 'unwise remarks' and 'flew into a rage' about the lynching of her husband, insisting ...
By Brand: Simon n Schuster
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ean: 9781451696066, isbn: 145169606X,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
They called Mary Lee Orsini Little Rock's Lady Macbeth. Her beauty and cunning proved fatal for her husband (shot dead in his bed) and nearly as destructive to almost everyone else who crossed her path: the defense lawyer whose wife she was convicted...
The Temptress: The Scandalous Life of Alice de Janze and the Mysterious Death of Lord Erroll
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780312584184, isbn: 0312584180,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
This is the fascinating life of femme fatale Alice de Janzé, a book that "may well have solved the mystery of Lord Erroll's killing" (San Francisco Chronicle)―the story at the center of James Fox's White Mischief. A glamorous American multimillion...
Blood From Stones: The Secret Financial Network of Terror
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ean: 9780767915625, isbn: 0767915623,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
In the aftermath of 9/11, President Bush froze all terrorist assets in traditional financial institutions and money channels. But Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups have long followed a diversification strategy that has rendered the crackdown by the...
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