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The Teheran Contract

3.63  ·  Rating Details ·  27 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Mass Market Paperback
Published November 1982 by Bantam Books
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Jon
Mar 08, 2013 Jon rated it it was amazing
The spine of the book says "non-fiction", but I have a hard time believing that. Some things that occur in the book seem fairly far-fetched, especially an episode near the end involving a special kind of Canadian-made airplane. I tried to research the book and found very little. The author's other book "The Five Fingers" seems to be purposefully vague on the whether it's fiction or not. This quote is from the description of "The Five Fingers": If it's fiction it's unbelievably harrowing. If it's ...more
Christopher
An account of a mission, led by Gayle Rivers, to rescue a family of Iranian dissidents from revolutionary Tehran around 1980.

Not bloody like Rivers' earlier The Five Fingers, this book is more like a middlebrow suspense thriller.

This was the third Rivers book I read after The Five Fingers and The Specialist. This has a limited audience, but the subject matter is interesting, and Rivers' writing as no-nonsense, as usual.

If you haven't read Rivers before, you're better off starting with the hard-h
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