To the Ends of the Earth
1993. First edition, first printing. A very good copy in a good d/w.
ON Friday 27th June 1975 a young Venezuelan burst from a Paris apartment straight into the world's headlines.He left for dead four men. He had previously blithely lobbed a grenade into a crowded cafe, attempted to assassinate the president of the Zionist Federation of Great Britain, seized the French Embassy in Holland and launched two rocket attacks on planes at Orly airport. His crimes were apparently endless. He went on the kidnap the OPEC ministers in Vienna.He is known to the world as Carlos. The press dubbed him the Jackal. Security forces consider him The World's Most Wanted Man.Favid Yallop tracked Carlos down to a small village in the Bekaa Valley outside war-torn Beirut. Through two long nights he listened to part of Carlos's story.Then, under tragic circumstances, the trail went dead.For the next seven years, Yallop tried t rediscover Carlos the Jackal, but what began as a manhunt became a journey into a frightening world of terrorism, espionage and Middle Eastern politics.Drawing on the investigative skills that made In God's Name an international bestseller, written with clarity, passion and humanity, To the Ends of the Earth is a monumental and riveting book, a pursuit of truth that is destined to become a classic.