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Terry Waite and Ollie North the untold story of the kidnapping--and the release by Gavin Hewitt

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Middle East.

Subjects:

  • Waite, Terry.,
  • North, Oliver.,
  • Iran-Contra Affair, 1985-1990.,
  • Hostages -- Middle East.,
  • Political kidnapping -- Middle East.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-224) and index.

StatementGavin Hewitt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE876 .H48 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1564444M
ISBN 100316359904
LC Control Number91046118

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