Unprecedented security surrounds President Kennedy's historic visit to Berlin in 1963, the latest propaganda salvo in the Cold War between East and West. But now the East German masters plan a devastating counterstrike... A concentration camp survivor held at gunpoint in the impregnable fortress of Schloss Neustadt. Forced to publicly betray the West. As the countdown approaches zero, the hand-picked rescue team storms the border. Prepared to kill or be killed for freedom... "A thriller writer in a class of his own." - Financial Times "Jack Higgins is undoubtedly a master craftsman." - Sunday Telegraph
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Since The Eagle Has Landed?one of the biggest-selling thrillers of all time?every novel Jack Higgins has written has become an international bestseller. He has had simultaneous number-one bestsellers in hardcover and paperback, and many of his books have been made into successful movies, including The Eagle Has Landed, To Catch a King, On Dangerous Ground, Eye of the Storm, and Thunder Point. He has degrees in sociology, social psychology, and economics from the University of London, and a doctorate in media from Leeds Metropolitan University. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and an expert scuba diver and marksman, Higgins lives in Jersey on the Channel Islands.
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Book Description Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1979), 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7290403