Who Killed Daniel Pearl?

Who Killed Daniel Pearl?

Book - 2003
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Random House, Inc.
It was a horrible tragedy, but what if, hidden behind the story of the gruesome on-camera murder of journalist Daniel Pearl, was another, still darker story? What if the people who murdered him weren't actually fanatic followers of Osama bin Laden? What if he wasn't murdered – as was universally assumed – because he was Jewish and American? What if he was murdered because he was onto something? In a groundbreaking book that combines a novelist's eye with riveting investigative journalism, Bernard-Henri Lévy, one of the world's most esteemed writers, retraces Pearl's final steps through a murky Islamic underworld, suffused by "an odor of the apocalypse." The investigation plunges Lévy into his own heart of darkness – and a series of stunning revelations about who the real terrorists are.

Baker & Taylor
Presents an investigation into the murder of "Wall Street Journal" reporter Daniel Pearl.

Independent Publishing Group
"Written by one of France's most esteemed intellectuals and journalists, this investigation into the murder of Wall Street Journal correspondent Daniel Pearl asserts that Pearl was murdered not necessarily because he was an American or Jewish, as previously assumed, but because he had uncovered links between al-Qaida terrorists and the Pakistani government. Lévy claims that Pearl was investigating links between “the most violent and most anti-American faction” in the Pakistani intelligence service and terrorists who were trading nuclear arms secrets with Iran and North Korea. This gripping saga retraces Pearl's steps from India through Kandahar, Karachi, and the murky Islamic underground of a Pakistan draped in “an odor of the apolocalypse.” Told with great compassion for the heroic Pearl—whose widow and parents cooperated with and assisted the author—the story ultimately transcends the reporter's tragic ending with a ringing call to reexamine what Daniel Pearl died trying to

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Melville House Pub., 2003
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780971865945
0971865949
Branch Call Number: 070.92 P35
Characteristics: xix, 454 pages ; 22 cm

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