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Meier, Barry.

Summary: "A real-life thriller about a CIA contractor who vanished in Iran and the international manhunt to find him"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEVINSON, ROBERT MEI

Wright, Robert A. (Robert Anthony)

Summary: Puts newly unclassified documents to use in recounting how Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor hid six Americans who had slipped out a side door and gathered intelligence for the U.S. government during the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 955.05 WRI

Bowden, Mark

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 955.054 BOW

Crist, David.

Summary: Reveals the covert operations that have brought the United States and Iran to the brink of open war, including Iran's proposal for peace after 9/11, which was rejected by President Bush, and Iran's secret army in post-U.S. invasion Iraq.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 CRI

Kinzer, Stephen.

Summary: What can the United States do to help realize its dream of a peaceful, democratic Middle East? Kinzer provides a penetrating, timely critique of America's approach to the world's most volatile region, and offers a startling alternative.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 KIN

Cooper, Andrew Scott.

Summary: This is an account of how the US decision in the mid 70s to choose Saudi Arabia as the dominant oil power in the Mideast ultimately led to the Islamic revolution in Iran.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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Follett, Ken.

Summary: Recreates the harrowing, real-life adventure of the successful prison break engineered by Col. Bull Simons, a World War II and Vietnam commando, who rescued two Texans imprisoned in a Teheran jail.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 955.054 FOL

Sick, Gary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1985

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 955.054 SIC

Solomon, Jay

Summary: This is the deeply reported, riveting account of a war waged on many levels--military, financial, covert--that most don't realize America has been engaged in for years. For over a decade, against the backdrop of the Middle East, Central Asia and the Far East, the United States and Iran have been engaged in a conflict as significant as it is hidden from view. Using a combination of economic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 327 SOL

Summary: The Obama administration is making an effort to reach out to Iran, but is it heading down a path to nowhere? Or is it that diplomacy with Iran has never really been given a chance to work?

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Leverett, Flynt Lawrence.

Summary: "Less than a decade after Washington endorsed a fraudulent case for invading Iraq, similarly misinformed and politically motivated claims are pushing America toward war with Iran. Today the stakes are even higher: such a war could break the back of America's strained superpower status. Challenging the daily clamor of U.S. saber rattling, Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett argue that America should...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 LEV

Farber, David.

Summary: A behind-the-scenes examination of the Iran Hostage Crisis paints a portrait of the events leading up to the ordeal as a means for understanding it, drawing parallels to the current war on terrorism. A timely and revealing history of America's first engagement with terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism. On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 955.054 FAR

Summary: Documentary in three parts. Offers a series of intimate, passionately-felt portraits: A fatherless 11-year-old is apprenticed to the domineering owner of a Baghdad garage; Sadr followers in two Shiite cities rally for regional elections while enforcing Islamic law at the point of a gun; a family of Kurdish farmers welcomes the U.S. presence, which has allowed them a measure of freedom...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Typecast Releasing 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.704 DVD Iraq 2007

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IRA

Summary: Marred by an over-reliance on stock footage, this documentary attempts to link the United States insatiable appetite for oil as the chief trigger of the war in Iraq. After making some frightening if familiar points about increasing oil consumption and diminishing reserves is unfortunately veers off into discussions of radioactive depleted uranium rounds in Afghanistan, the privatization of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Free-Will Productions 2004

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC OIL