Red Sky in the Morning: The secret history of two men who got away - and one who Didn't

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True life man-hunt thriller set in postwar Manila, where two innocent Americans and an innocent Russian emigre are falsely identified as Communist agents supplying guns and money to Communist rebels in the countryside. All three are captured and put in notorious Bilibad Prison, but manage to escape. Both Americans flee the country, but the Russian emigre is trapped, tortured, and murdered by being thrown out of a helicopter over the South China Sea. A true story, told by bestselling authors Sterling & Peggy ...
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Overview

True life man-hunt thriller set in postwar Manila, where two innocent Americans and an innocent Russian emigre are falsely identified as Communist agents supplying guns and money to Communist rebels in the countryside. All three are captured and put in notorious Bilibad Prison, but manage to escape. Both Americans flee the country, but the Russian emigre is trapped, tortured, and murdered by being thrown out of a helicopter over the South China Sea. A true story, told by bestselling authors Sterling & Peggy Seagrave. The Seagraves have published ten books about crime and corruption in Asia, many of them bestsellers in different languages. Sterling is the fifth-generation of an American family, was an investigative reporter for The Washington Post, and then contributed to many magazines and newspapers such as TIME, Newsweek, Esquire, Atlantic Monthly, and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Peggy Seagrave worked for the Smithsonian Institution before joining Time-Life Books where she and Sterling worked on a dozen books together before marrying and moving to Europe. They now divide their time between Frace and Southeast Asia.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781439240472
  • Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
  • Publication date: 10/13/2009
  • Pages: 212
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.45 (d)

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