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Killing Pablo: the Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780871137838

ISBN: 0871137836

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Killing Pablo is the story of the fifteen-month manhunt for Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, whose escape from his lavish, mansionlike jail drove a nation to the brink of chaos. In a gripping, up-close account, acclaimed journalist Mark Bowden exposes the never-before-revealed details of how U.S. military and intelligence operatives covertly led the mission to find and kill the world's most dangerous outlaw. Drawing on unprecedented access to the soldiers, field agents, and officials involved in the chase, as well as hundreds of pages of top-secret documents and transcripts of E... View more info

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Doctor Dealer

By: Bowden, Mark

Price: $7.50

Publisher: GROVE/ATLANTIC INC: 10/19/2012

Seller ID: 9780802137579

ISBN: 0802137571

Condition: USED


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Best Game Ever: Giants vs. Colts, 1958, and the Birth of the Modern NFL

By: Football/Bowden, Mark

Price: $6.50

Publisher: 1/8/2010

Seller ID: 9780871139887

ISBN: 087113988X

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Black Hawk Down

By: General/Bowden, Mark

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 3/4/2015

Seller ID: 0140288503

ISBN: 0140288503

Condition: USED


On October 3, 1993, a band of U.S. soldiers embarked on a mission in Somalia to capture two warlords. It was a simple plan. What erupted instead was a night of bloodshed and death. It became the longest sustained firefight involving American troops since the Vietnam War. This is the extraordinary minute-by-minute account of that courageous, historic, and brutal night. View more info

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Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw

By: General/Bowden, Mark

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 3/21/2014

Seller ID: 9780142000953

ISBN: 0142000957

Condition: USED


A tour de force of investigative journalism-this is the story of the violent rise and fall of Pablo Escobar, the head of the Colombian Medellin cocaine cartel. Escobar's criminal empire held a nation of thirty million hostage in a reign of terror that would only end with his death. In an intense, up-close account, award-winning journalist Mark Bowden exposes details never before revealed about the U.S.-led covert sixteen-month manhunt. With unprecedented access to important players--including Colombian president Cisar Gaviria and the incorruptible head of the special police unit that pursued E... View more info

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Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War With Militant Islam

By: Mideast/Bowden, Mark

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 10/30/2014

Seller ID: 9780871139252

ISBN: 0871139251

Condition: USED


On November 4, 1979, a group of radical Islamist students, inspired by the revolutionary Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini, stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran. They took fifty-two Americans hostage, and kept nearly all of them hostage for 444 days. The Iran hostage crisis was a watershed moment in American history. It was America's first showdown with Islamic fundamentalism, a confrontation at the forefront of American policy to this day. It was also a powerful dramatic story that captivated the American people. Communities across the country launched yellow ribbon campaigns. ABC began a new l... View more info

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Guest of the Ayatollah

By: Mideast/Bowden, Mark

Price: $7.00

Publisher: GROVE/ATLANTIC INC: 8/15/2013

Seller ID: 9780802143037

ISBN: 0802143032

Condition: USED


A national best seller, Mark Bowden's Guests of the Ayatollah was published in hardcover just as the United States and Iran faced off over nuclear weapons. As this dangerous conflict deepens, Bowden's extraordinary narrative of the Iran Hostage Crisis, at the root of today's problems, has become more relevant than ever before. On November 4, 1979, a group of radical Islamist students stormed the U.S. embassy in Tehran. Inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini, they hoped to stage a three-day sit-in protest of the American decision to allow the exiled shah to enter the United States for medical treatment... View more info

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Three Battles of Wanat: And Other True Stories

By: Mideast/Bowden, Mark

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780802124111

ISBN: 0802124119

Condition: USED


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Hue 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam

By: Vietnam/Bowden, Mark

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9780802127006

ISBN: 0802127002

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