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The noted Polish foreign correspondent combines factual reportage and first-hand impressions to build a reflective account of the Shah of Iran, his final weeks in power, and the revolution that sent him into exile
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"A book of great economy and power...with vivid imagery, a breathless way
of writing that carries the reader along, and a supreme sense of the absurd."
--The New Republic
In this book, the author brings a mythographer's perspective and novelist's virtuosity to bear on the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran, one of the most infamous of the United States' client-dictators, who resolved to transform his country into 'a second America in a generation', only to be toppled virtually overnight.
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Book Description Harcourt, 1985. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB015181483X
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