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Carol publ, Jan 1, 1990 - Fiction - 465 pages
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As PLO leader Yasser Arafat plays an increasingly pivotal role in the Palestinians' struggle to stake out a homeland, the critical question remains: Is he a terrorist or a peacemaker? In this revealing investigation, award-winning journalists John and Janet Wallach uncover the personal and public dimensions of the man who many believe holds the key to peace in the Middle East. 16 pages of photographs.

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Arafat: in the eyes of the beholder

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Not since Alan Hart's Arafat: Terrorist or Peacemaker ( LJ 11/15/85) has there been a more comprehensive biography of the man who is close to the heart of any permanent resolution of the Arab-Israeli ... Read full review


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About the author (1990)

A frequent contributor to such publications as "The Washington Post Magazine," Janet Wallach is the author of Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Chanel: Her Style and Her Life, and three books on the Middle East (co-authored with her husband). She divides her time between New York City and Connecticut.

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John Wallach is founder and president of Seeds of Peace. A nationally syndicated newspaper journalist and internationally known television correspondent, he was foreign editor for the Hearst Newspapers and a regular contributor to NPR, BBC, and CBC. He has written three books and was a senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in 1997.

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