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The Price of Terror
President Bill Clinton called it "an attack against America," but after Libyan agents planted a bomb aboard Pan Am Flight 103, killing 259 people in the air and 11 on the ground, America did not strike back. Instead, the grieving relatives of the victims did the unthinkable -- as mere civilians-and tried to force Libya to pay for its crime. Lawyers told the families that t ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published October 23rd 2001 by Harper
(first published October 16th 2001)
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Jun 06, 2009 Matt rated it really liked it · review of another edition
An uncle and two cousins were killed in 2004, when their small plane crashed into the spear-like pines of a South Carolina forest, an event meriting a 30 second report on CNN. I like to date my fascination with plane crashes from that moment, but in reality, I've been drawn since I was a child watching poorly-cobbled-together made-for-TV movies about Florida Flight 90 (Disaster on the Potomac)and United 232 (A Thousand Heroes). Since then, I've graduated to an obsession with CVR recorders (the g ...more