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500 days : secrets and lies in the terror wars

by Eichenwald, Kurt, 1961-

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The author recounts the first 500 days after 9/11, laying bare the harrowing decisions, deceptions, and delusions of the eighteen months that changed the world forever. "500 Days" also includes reported details about warrantless wiretapping, the anthrax attacks and investigations, and conflicts betw... Full description

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Summary: The author recounts the first 500 days after 9/11, laying bare the harrowing decisions, deceptions, and delusions of the eighteen months that changed the world forever. "500 Days" also includes reported details about warrantless wiretapping, the anthrax attacks and investigations, and conflicts between Washington and London.
Physical Description: xxiii, 611 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781451669381 (hbk.)
1451669380 (hbk.)
9781451674132 (ebook)
1451674139 (ebook)
Author Notes: Kurt Eichenwald has been selected by The Journal of Financial Reporting as one of the nation's most influential business reporters, and has twice in the past three years won the prestigious George Polk Award for excellence in journalism. For The New York Times, he has covered some of the highest-profile news stories emanating from the business world. His bestselling book, Serpent on the Rock, was one of Newsweek's Hot Summer Reads of 1995. Eichenwald lives in Scarsdale, New York, with his wife and three children.

(Publisher Provided) Kurt Eichenwald is a journalist and best-selling author. He is the author of Serpent on the Rock, Conspiracy of Fools, and The Informand.

Eichenwald is a two-time winner of the George Polk Award for Excellence in Journalism in 1995 and 1998, for articles about the dialysis industry and fraud at the nation's largest hospital company, Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2000, along with his Times colleague Gina Kolata, for an investigation of medical clinical trials. In 2006, he won the Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism and the Best in Business Enterprise Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

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