Hostage: A Year at Gunpoint with Somali Gangsters (BOK)

Paul Chandler, Sarah Edworthy, Rachel Chandler

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On 23 October 2009, British couple Paul and Rachel Chandler were kidnapped from their sailing boat in the archipelago of the Seychelles. Their yacht, Lynn Rival, was recovered six days later by naval forces, abandoned off the central Somali coast. After the attack, Paul and Rachel were taken first onto a previously hijacked merchant ship and then to Somalia, where they were held for over a year, enduring threats and intimidation while their captors tried to extort millions of dollars from their family. In this remarkable book, the Chandlers recount their terrifying ordeal, revealing the inspiring and poignant story behind the dramatic headlines. At the heart of their survival was their unshakeable belief in each other and their determination to survive, making Hostage an unlikely love story; for Paul and Rachel, death, at times, seemed preferable to being separated.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Paul Chandler, Rachel Chandler, Sarah Edworthy
Forlag
MAINSTREAM PUBLISHING CO
ISBN 9781780575926
Antall sider 384 Dimensjoner 12,7cm x 19,8cm x 2,4cm
Vekt 286 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form True stories of heroism, endurance & survival