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Roberts Ridge

A Story of Courage and Sacrifice on Takur Ghar Mountain, Afghanistan

Roberts Ridge( )
Author: MacPherson, Malcolm
ISBN:978-0-553-58680-0
Publication Date:Jul 2006
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Dell
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $8.99
Book Description:

Afghanistan, March 2002. In the early morning darkness on a frigid mountaintop, a U.S. soldier is stranded, alone, surrounded by fanatical al Qaeda fighters. For the man’s fellow Navy SEALs, and for waiting teams of Army Rangers, there was only one rule now: leave no one behind. In this gripping you-are-there account–based on stunning eyewitness testimony and painstaking research–journalist Malcolm MacPherson thrusts us into a drama of rescue, tragedy, and valor in a...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / Central Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.15 x 6.87 x 1.05 Inches
Book Weight:0.425 Pounds
Author Biography
MacPherson, Malcolm (Author)
Journalist and author Malcolm MacPherson was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. At 11, he survived a car accident that killed his parents and was raised by relatives. He graduated from Trinity College in 1965 and served in the Marine Corps. He became a correspondent for Newsweek, where he covered numerous wars and conflicts including the invasion of Cyprus by Turkey and the Arab-Israeli war of 1973. He left the magazine in 1978 in order to become a full-time author. He wrote both fiction and non-fiction books including The Lucifer Key (1981), The Blood of His Servants (1984), In Cahoots (1994), Roberts Ridge (2005), and Hocus Potus (2007). He also did free-lance work for Time magazine. He died of a heart attack on January 17, 2009 at the age of 65.

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