KURT PITZER is a former commercial fisherman who has reported from some of the world's most turbulent regions for The Boston Globe, The Sunday Times of London, the Los Angeles Times, and People magazine. He cowrote The Bomb in My Garden with Saddam Hussein's nuclear mastermind, Mahdi Obeidi, after helping him escape from Baghdad in 2003.
Robert Egan and Kurt Pitzer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press
There was only one chair in the room. Fluorescent tubes on the ceiling hummed with blue light. The woman smiled and explained in a soothing voice that there were some "procedures" they had to...