KBL: Kill Bin Laden: A Novel Based on True Events

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HarperCollins, Apr 24, 2012 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Some truths are better told in fiction.

A riveting novel drawn from actual events, KBL: Kill Bin Laden brings to life the drama behind SEAL Team 6's stunning raid that brought about the long-awaited destruction of the 21st century's most ruthless killer. From the political battlefields of Washington, D.C., and the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, to the dusty streets of Peshawar, Lahore, and Abbottabad, Pakistan, John Weisman brilliantly imagines what may well have transpired during the breathtaking hunt, discovery, and execution of Usama Bin Laden.

Filled with unrelenting excitement and real-world intelligence tradecraft, KBL: Kill Bin Laden brings to riveting life the intrigue and suspense of the covert Spec Ops mission that rocked the world.

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User Review  - MaryinHB - LibraryThing

MY THOUGHTS REALLY LIKED IT The story recreates what happened when SEAL Team Six that night of the Bin Laden raid with fictionalized members and recounts what we know about the events filled in with a ... Read full review

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User Review  - macygma - LibraryThing

Right off the first page this book grabs your attention. A beggar in Pakistan, no legs, true to Allah, going through his day as usual. However for Shahid the usual wasn’t usual at all because Shahid ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Seven-time New York Times bestselling author John Weisman is one of a select company of authors to have their books on both the Times nonfiction and fiction bestseller lists. He pioneered coverage of Naval Special Warfare when he co-authored the number one New York Times bestseller Rogue Warrior, the story of Richard Marcinko and the creation of SEAL Team 6, and then conceived, created, developed, and wrote eight bestselling Rogue fictional sequels. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Seymour Hersh praised his 2004 novel Jack in the Box as "the insider's insider spy novel." Weisman's CIA short stories were chosen for inclusion in Best American Mystery Stories in 1997 and 2003. His most recent CIA short fiction appears in Agents of Treachery. He reviews books on intelligence and military affairs for the Washington Times, and his analysis has appeared in AFIO's periodical Intelligencer. John Weisman lives sin the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

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