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Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history

Author: Antonio J Mendez; Matt Baglio
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from the Canadian embassy in Tehran during the early days of the Iran Hostage Crisis as the result of an ingenious plan developed by CIA agent Antonio Mendez.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Antonio J Mendez; Antonio J Mendez
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio J Mendez; Matt Baglio
ISBN: 9780147509734 0147509734
OCLC Number: 823011184
Description: x, 310 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Welcome to the revolution --
Picking up the pieces --
Diplomacy --
Nowhere to run --
Canada to the rescue --
Lessons from the past --
Assembling the team --
Cover story --
Hollywood --
Studio Six --
A cosmic conflagration --
Getting ready to launch --
On location in Iran --
Final preparations --
The escape --
Aftermath.
Responsibility: Antonio J. Mendez and Matt Baglio.

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Relates the true account of the 1979 rescue of six American hostages from the Canadian embassy in Tehran during the early days of the Iran Hostage Crisis as the result of an ingenious plan developed by CIA agent Antonio Mendez.

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