The Siege

The Siege

68 Hours Inside the Taj Hotel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2013
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Mumbai, 2008. On the night of November 26, Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists attacked targets throughout the city, including the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, one of the world's most exclusive luxury hotels. For sixty-eight hours, hundreds were held hostage as shots rang out and an enormous fire raged. When the smoke cleared, thirty-one people were dead and many more had been injured. Only the courageous actions of staff and guests-including Mallika Jagad, Bob Nichols, and Taj general manager Binny Kang-prevented a much higher death toll.With a deep understanding of the region and its politics and a narrative flair reminiscent of Midnight in Peking, journalists Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy vividly unfold the tragic events in a real-life thriller filled with suspense, tragedy, history, and heroism.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, [2013]
ISBN: 9781452695808
1452695806
9781452615806
1452615802
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file) : digital.

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