War in the Middle East

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War in the Middle East
Written by Wilborn R. Hampton
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763624934
ISBN-13: 9780763624934
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War in the Middle East
A Reporter's Story: Black September and the Yom Kippur War

author: Wilborn R. Hampton
illustrator: Various

In 1970, when the Jordanian civil war known as Black September began, U.P.I. correspondent Wilborn Hampton was sent to report on unfolding events. Holed up in the InterContinental Hotel and caught in the crossfire, he managed to get the story out. Three years later, dispatched to Israel to cover the Yom Kippur War, the reporter took it on himself to drive to the front lines. Now the acclaimed author of KENNEDY ASSASSINATED!, MELTDOWN, and SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, relays his on-the-spot experiences covering two pivotal wars, while offering readers a clear, balanced overview of the issues that have plagued the Middle East for decades and continue to this day.
Back matter includes a bibliography and an index.

An award-winning journalist offers a reporterís-eye view of the Middle East conflict, from BLACK SEPTEMBER TO THE YOM KIPPUR WAR to events of the present day.
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763624934 /  9780763624934
on sale date:
08/2007
type/format:
Illustrated Middle-grade Non-Fiction / Hardback
age range:
10 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
128 / 7 7/16" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Grade 5 and up
 
subjects:
History; Social Science;
 
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