In the Name of God: The Khomeini Decade

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Simon & Schuster, Oct 1, 1990 - History - 284 pages
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The author chronicles the first ten years of the Iranian Revolution, employing an unprecedented access to Iran's major figures to outline the nation's importance to the rest of the world

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Solid for what it is: a journalistic chronicle of Iran between the last days of the Shah and Khomeini's death. I would have liked a bit more analysis, more on internal politics and less on ... Read full review

In the name of God: the Khomeini decade

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Journalist Wright, author of Sacred Rage ( LJ 11/15/85), here tells the chaotic story of the first decade of Khomeini's Islamic revolution. He explains Iran's special position in the Middle East ... Read full review


Cast of Characters
chapter one The Khomeini Revolution
chapter two Hostages and Purges

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Wright has reported from more than 120 countries as a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, CBS News, The Sunday Times, and the Christian Science Monitor.

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