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The golden thread : the Cold War and the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld / Ravi Somaiya.

Somaiya, Ravi, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 341.23 (Text) 33062009323537 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 08/25/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455536542
  • ISBN: 1455536547
  • Physical Description: x, 289 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Twelve, Hatchette Book Group, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
When they killed him -- "That's independence" -- "Swindled, cheated and abused" -- "The galaxy of good and evil talents" -- "The inevitable result will at best be chaos" -- "You there! I am a witch" -- "Very straightforward action" -- "He can rationalize all actions" -- "No half-measures" -- "We are all dying" -- "Ja må han leva" -- "Overhead Ndola, descending, confirm" -- "A light pinkish red" -- "The ace of spades" -- "Sparks, sparks in the sky" -- "Next of kin" -- "Why, if it isn't that nice Mr. Smith" -- "It was not a normal flying accident" -- "Black hole" -- "Position L" -- "Other and more logical explanations" -- "I have never been hit so hard in my life before" -- "Oh my God, they've done it!" -- "I need your help desperately on this" -- "The truth about the events" -- "Mr. X" -- "If you refuse we have orders to use force" -- "Cornered on a patch of gold" -- "We are going to teach them." -- "The page is gone" -- "A state secret" -- "Never believe anything until it is officially denied." -- "I've hit it. There are flames" -- "Kaleidoscope" -- "OPERATION TO BE KNOWN AS CELESTE" -- "For repair of your tumble drier. Phone Nick on 970890" -- "We did it." -- "Flail chest" -- "Buzzed" -- "Other interference" -- "Pilot stated after attacking with rockets and machine guns he would return and attack again."
Summary, etc.:
"A true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ravi Somaiya uncovers the story behind the death of renowned diplomat and UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961 > Death and burial.
United Nations > Congo (Democratic Republic)
Congo (Democratic Republic) > History > Civil War, 1960-1965.
Africa > Foreign relations > 1945-1960.
Africa > Foreign relations > 1960-
Cold War.

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