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Theodosia Browning investigates a Charleston steeped in tradition and treachery

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How far would you go to get justice for the one you love?

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The trick is to marry for love—a task easier said than done!

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They are part of an elite unit. On task. Off grid.

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True love deserves a second chance . . . .

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Shocking evidence hits close to home...


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Also by Antonio Mendez:

Argo, February 2013
Trade Size (reprint)
Argo, September 2012
Spy Dust, September 2003
Paperback (reprint)
The Master Of Disguise, November 2000
Paperback (reprint)

Also by Matt Baglio:

Argo, February 2013
Trade Size (reprint)
Argo, September 2012

Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio

How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

September 2012
On Sale: September 13, 2012
310 pages
ISBN: 0670026220
EAN: 9780670026227
Kindle: B007V65PLA
Hardcover / e-Book
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Other Editions
Trade Size (reprint - February 2013)

Non-Fiction Memoir

The true, declassified account of CIA operative Tony Mendez's daring rescue of American hostages from Iran that inspired the critically-acclaimed film directed by and starring Ben Affleck, and co-starring John Goodman, Alan Arkin, and Bryan Cranston.

On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still reverberating today. But there is a little-known drama connected to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a top-level CIA officer named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenious yet incredibly risky plan to rescue them before they were detected.

Disguising himself as a Hollywood producer, and supported by a cast of expert forgers, deep cover CIA operatives, foreign agents, and Hollywood special effects artists, Mendez traveled to Tehran under the guise of scouting locations for a fake science fiction film called Argo. While pretending to find the perfect film backdrops, Mendez and a colleague succeeded in contacting the escapees, and smuggling them out of Iran.

Antonio Mendez finally details the extraordinarily complex and dangerous operation he led more than three decades ago. A riveting story of secret identities and international intrigue, Argo is the gripping account of the history-making collusion between Hollywood and high-stakes espionage.

Media Buzz

Good Morning Texas - Buy The Book - February 25, 2013
Morning Edition - February 12, 2013
Studio 360 - February 9, 2013
Today - February 7, 2013


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