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PETER EISNER's newest book is MacArthur's Spies, a nonfiction account of American spies and guerrillas who challenged the Japanese occupation of the Philippines. He has served as deputy foreign editor and Washington, D.C, political editor with the Washington Post, foreign editor and senior foreign correspondent of Newsday, and bureau chief and correspondent for AP in the US and Latin America. Eisner is the former managing director of the Center for Public Integrity, a Washington-based watchdog organization. He is the author or coauthor of five previous books, including The Pope’s Last Crusade, The Italian Letter, and The Freedom Line, winner of the Christopher Award.
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The Freedom Line
The Brave Men and Women Who Rescued Allied Airmen from the Nazis During World War II
Peter Eisner - May 21, 2013 (first published in 2004)
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The romance of Casablanca ... the gripping narrative of Eye of the Needle ... both come together in this enthralling true story of World War II resistance fighters and the airmen they saved.As war raged against Hitler's Germany, an increasing number of Allied fliers were shot down onmissions against Nazi targets in occupied Europe. Many fliers para...
High Crimes
The Corruption, Impunity, and Impeachment of Donald Trump
Michael D'Antonio, Peter Eisner - Oct 20, 2020
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Two award-winning journalists expose the machinations leading up to and during the House impeachment process.Having spent a year essentially embedded inside several House committees, Michael D'Antonio and Peter Eisner draw on many sources, including key House leaders, to expose the politicking, playcalling, and strategies debated backstage and to e...
Cuba Libre
A 500-Year Quest for Independence
Philip Brenner, Peter Eisner - Aug 31, 2017
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This timely book provides a balanced, deeply knowledgeable introduction to Cuba since 1492. Tracing the island's history over five hundred years, the authors provide an incisive overview for anyone interested in exploring beyond the enduring stereotypes....
America's Prisoner
The Memoirs of Manuel Noriega
Peter Eisner - Mar 11, 1997
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Manuel Noriega is the only American prisoner of war. He may be a demon in the eyes of most Americans, but he's a unique & alarming view of the secrets behind US relations with Panama & the real reasons for the 1989 invasion that removed him from power. In this memoir, certain to be one of the most newsworthy & controversial of the year, Noriega des...
The Pope's Last Crusade
How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler
Peter Eisner - Mar 19, 2013
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A conspiracy within the Vatican—to stop an outspoken Pope In 1938, Pope Pius XI was the world's most prominent critic of Hitler and his rhetoric of ethnic "purity." To make his voice heard, Pius called upon a relatively unknown American Jesuit whose writing about racism in America had caught the Pope's attention. Pius enlisted John LaFarge to write...
Macarthur's Spies
The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II
Peter Eisner - May 02, 2017
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A thrilling story of espionage, daring and deception set in the exotic landscape of occupied Manila during World War II. On January 2, 1942, Japanese troops marched into Manila unopposed by U.S. forces. Manila was a strategic port, a romantic American outpost and a jewel of a city. Tokyo saw its conquest of the Philippines as the key in its plan to...
The Italian Letter
The Forgery That Started The Iraq War
Peter Eisner - Jul 01, 2014
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First edition of The Italian Letter. More than a decade after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, this investigative report on the Bush administration's march toward war is more relevant than ever. Timely and revealing, The Italian Letter provides explosive, historic insights for a greater understanding of the Iraq War and how the United States got there. ...
The Shadow President
The Truth About Mike Pence
Michael D'Antonio, Peter Eisner - Aug 28, 2018
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In this well-rounded, deeply-investigated biography, the first full look at the vice president, two award-winning journalists unmask the real Mike Pence. Little-known outside his home state until Donald Trump made him his running mate, Mike Pence--who proclaims himself a Christian first, a conservative second, and a Republican third--has long worn ...
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Bruce; Ann & Sasha Shulgin; Douglas Ruskoff; Peter Stafford; Nick Herbert; Elizabeth Gips; Marc Katzman; Dr. James Fadiman Eisner - Jan 01, 1997
Right to Kill by Adam Itkin