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Reader's Digest Condenced Books, Volume 1, 1988, Mrs Pollifax and the Golden Triangle / Not Without My Daughter / The Seizing of Yankee Green Mall / O Come Ye Back to Ireland
Reader's Digest Condenced Books Volume 1 1988 Mrs Pollifax and the Golden Triangle / Not Without My Daughter / The Seizing of Yankee Green Mall / O Come Ye Back to Ireland Author:Dorothy Gilman, Betty Mahmoody, Ridley Pearson, Niall Williams Mrs Pollifax and the Golden Triangle by Dorothy Gilman A pleasure trip to Thailand turns into a dangerous mystery for the dauntless Mrs. Pollifax when, while delivering a package for the Bangkok CIA, her new husband, Cyrus, is kidnapped, and Mrs. Pollifax must brave a cesspool of smugglers, warlords, and drug dealers to sa... more »ve him.
Not Without my Daughter by Betty Mahmoody Betty Lover met the perfect "dark stranger" in a Michigan hospital. Her Iranian therapist, Dr. Sayyed Bozorg Mahmoody, became her husband and the father of their daughter, Mahtob. Despite the vicissitudes of the Iran-U.S. hostage crisis, Betty and he flourished until their summer "vacation" in Iran in 1984. The next year and a half were a nightmare. Betty and Mahtob, held hostage by Mahmoody and his family, were subjected to Islamic fundamentalism, Persian nationalistic fanaticism, and a life of squalor
The Seizing of Yankee Green Mall by Ridley Pearson A shopper's paradise becomes a city under siege-held hostage by a madman armed with the skills and the weapons of a trained soldier, and possessed with an uncontrollable lust for vengeance, destruction...and death.
O Come Ye Back to Ireland by Niall Williams A New York City couple, who gave up their urban existence to settle in the tiny village of Kilmihil on Ireland's west coast, here recount their adaption.« less