The Crisis by David Harris
Approx. 175,760 words.
Published on May 21, 2012 and represented
THE CRISIS utilizes groundbreaking discussions with American leaders, as well as previously classified documents and interviews. Harris's gripping narrative races from Washington to Tehran to Paris to Panama, tracking a dying shah, a flailing Carter, an ascending Khomeini, the disastrous Desert One rescue attempt, and the lives of the Americans held in blindfolds amid a revolution like none other.