Record Details

Catalog Search


Argo : How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

Mendez, Antonio J. (Author). Baglio, Matt. (Added Author).
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 -- Onlocation in Iran -- Final preparations -- The escape -- Aftermath.

An account of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis recalls how six of the intended American hostages escaped from Iranian militants and were rescued by the co-author and his unlikely team of CIA agents and Hollywood insiders during a high-risk mission in Tehran conducted in the guise of a movie scouting expedition.

2 available in District.

0 holds on 2 copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Shelving Location Status Due Date
Peninsula Community Library 955.05 MEN Adult Available -
Woodmere (Main) Branch 955.05 MEN Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670026227
  • ISBN: 0670026220
  • Physical Description: 310 p.;
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2012.

Additional Resources