The Wind and the Lion Author:John Milius Between the Wind and the Lion is the Woman. — For Her, Half the World may go to war... — Mulay Hamid El Raisuli, Sultan to the Berbers, last of the Barbary Pirates, a man who's known the betrayal of his own blood and the blind allegiance of a thousand warriors. A man as fierce as he is fearless, as proud as he is brave. A man who meets his match i... more »n the beautiful American woman he kidnaps.
Mrs. Eden Pedcaris, blond, beguiling , a cool beauty with a fierce pride. She will defend her honor with her life, but risk both to save a man whose pride and bravery match her own.
Theodore Roosevelt, a rough-rider, hero, soldier, hunter, President of the United States. He carries a big stick and brandishes it fiercely at the venal powers of the Old World.
These magnificent three struggle to survive and to conquer in this thunderous saga of brutality and passion.« less