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Nightmare Abroad: Stories of Americans Imprisoned in Foreign Lands
by Peter Laufer
Harrowing tales by Americans incarcerated in Peru, Pakistan, Thailand, Mexico, Turkey, and other foreign countries as told to the author, an international news correspondent.
Hardcover, 193 pages
Published January 1st 1993 by Mercury House
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Jun 30, 2012 Philip rated it really liked it
An important if really scary book about what can happen when travel plans go bad -- sometimes because you've done something very stupid (I'm talking to you, drug mules), and sometimes through no fault of your own other than being in the wrong place at the wrong time. A nice companion book to the far more upbeat "The Adventure of Working Abroad: Hero Tales from the Global Frontier."
Peter Laufer, Ph.D., is the author of more than a dozen books that deal with social and political issues, including "Mission Rejected: U.S. Soldiers Who Say No to Iraq," "Wetback Nation: The Case for Opening the Mexican-American Border," and "Iron Curtain Rising: A Personal Journey through the Changing Landscape of Eastern Eurpoe." He is the coanchor of "The Peter Laufer Show" on radio station Gre ...moreMore about Peter Laufer...