Julie Salamon
An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer
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An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer Julie Salamon On October 3, 1985, Leon Klinghoffer, a disabled Jewish New Yorker, and his wife boarded the Achille Lauro to celebrate their 36th wedding anniversary with a Mediterranean cruise Four days later, four Palestinian fedayeen hijacked the Italian luxury liner and took the passengers and crew hostage Leon Klinghoffer was shot in the head, his body and wheelchair thrown overbo On October 3, 1985, Leon Klinghoffer, a disabled Jewish New Yorker, and his wife boarded the Achille Lauro to celebrate their 36th wedding anniversary with a Mediterranean cruise Four days later, four Palestinian fedayeen hijacked the Italian luxury liner and took the passengers and crew hostage Leon Klinghoffer was shot in the head, his body and wheelchair thrown overboard His murder became a flashpoint in the intractable struggle between Israelis and Arabs and gave Americans a horrifying preview of what it means when terrorism hits home In this richly reported book, drawing on multiple perspectives, Julie Salamon dispels the mythology that has grown around that shattering moment What transpired on the Achille Lauro left the Klinghoffer family in the grip of irredeemable sorrow, while precipitating tragic reverberations for the wives and sons of Abu al Abbas, the Palestinian mastermind behind the hijacking, and the family of Alex Odeh, a Palestinian American murdered in Los Angeles in a brutal act of retaliation Through intimate interviews with almost all living participants, including one of the hijackers, Julie Salamon brings alive the moment by moment saga of the hijacking and the ensuing U.S led international manhunt the diplomatic wrangling between the United States, Egypt, Italy, and Israel and the long agonizing search for justice The book also reveals the back story of the controversial opera about the Klinghoffer tragedy that provoked a culture war An Innocent Bystander is a masterful work of journalism that moves between the personal and the global with the pace of a geopolitical thriller and the depth of a psychological drama Throughout lies the tension wrought by terrorism and its repercussions today Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 368 pages Expected publication June 11th 2019 by Little, Brown and Company More Details ISBN 0316433101 ISBN13 9780316433105 Other Editions 3 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book An Innocent Bystander The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer by Julie Salamon Author Release date Jun 11, 2019 The definitive story of a shocking act of international terrorism that thrust an ordinary man into history and reshaped the destinies of three familie The definitive story of a shocking act of international terrorism that thrust an ordinary man into history and reshaped the destinies of three families.On October 3, 1985, Leon Klinghoffer, a disabled Jewish New Yorker, and his wife boarded the Achille Lauro to celebrate their 36th wedding anniversary with a Mediterranean cruise Four days later, four Palestinian fedayeen hijacked the Italian luxury liner and took the passengers and crew hostage Leon Klinghoffer was shot in the head, his body and wheelchair thrown overboard His murder became a flashpoint in the intractable struggle between Israelis and Arabs and gave Americans a horrifying preview of what it means when terrorism hits home.Through intimate interviews with almost all living participants, including one of the hijackers, Julie Salamon brings alive the moment by moment saga of the hijacking and the ensuing U.S led international manhunt the diplomatic wrangling between the United States, Egypt, Italy, and Israel and the long agonizing search for justice The book also reveals the back story of the controversial opera about the Klinghoffer tragedy that provoked a culture war An Innocent Bystander is a masterful work of journalism that moves between the personal and the global with the pace of a geopolitical thriller and the depth of a psychological drama Throughout lies the tension wrought by terrorism and its repercussions today Enter Giveaway Format Print book

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