Topaz Author:Leon Uris No one, not even the men in power, knew about Topaz until a shocked voice said, "I must see you at once, Mr. President!" — The President of the United States was horrified and angry at what he heard. He wrote a single-copy letter to be hand-delivered to the national hero who was President of France. Within the hour, a special Air Force courier ... more »jet was racing for Paris.
In the hands of a master storyteller the startling Topaz revelations become a spellbinding narrative that sweeps the reader from Spain to Algiers, from Copenhagen to a secret camp in the Maryland countryside... to London, Havana, Casablanca... from a dingy mid-Manhattan hotel to the secret missile sites in Cuba. From the White House to the Elysee Palace we are taken behind the scenes of the international diplomatic maneuverings in a story that exposes the secrets behind the headlines of a decade.« less