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GUESTS OF THE AYATOLLAH: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2006). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A definitive chronicle of the Iran hostage crisis, America's first battle with militant Islam. "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" - a crisis which changed the world. Illustrated with photographs and maps. SIGNED on the title page. Appendix, source notes, index. 680 pp. ISBN: 978-0871139252.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 83482More details Price: $35.00