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Kidnapped in Yemen : one woman's amazing escape from terrorist captivity

Author: Mary Quin
Publisher: Edinburgh : Mainstream, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Mary Quin ripped an AK-47 from the hands of a wounded kidnapper and made her escape in the Yemeni desert, she knew her life could never be the same again. An exotic vacation had turned into a nightmare as she and fifteen fellow tourists wre used as human shields in a terrifying gun battle between the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army and Yemeni troops that left four hostages and two kidnappers dead. Lucky to be among  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quin, Mary.
Kidnapped in Yemen.
Edinburgh : Mainstream, 2005
(OCoLC)989088578
Named Person: Mary Quin; Mary Quin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Quin
ISBN: 1845960181 9781845960186
OCLC Number: 60512163
Notes: "This title was published in slightly different form by Random House New Zealand"--Title page verso.
Description: 240 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations, maps, color portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Tell me again why you went to Yemen? --
Touring the land of Sheba --
Ambush on the road to Aden --
Surviving the rescue --
MASH in Mudiyah --
Getting out of Yemen --
Fallout --
personal and political --
A networking opportunity --
"I only gave orders to kill the men" --
The British boys --
Arrow from Cupid's bow --
Verdicts in Aden --
Justice in Zinjibar --
Fighting back with feminism --
Pursuing the promised lands --
The Mullah of Finsbury Park --
Jihad Britannia --
Controlling the camps --
Inside al-Mansoor Prison --
Return to Abyan --
North to the future --
Becoming the hunter --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Mary Quin.

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After Xerox executive Mary Quin survived a kidnapping by Islamic extremists in Yemen, she sought to uncover the truth about her abductors and their motives, and documented the process in her  Read more...

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