The Embassy: A Story of War and Diplomacy

The Embassy: A Story of War and Diplomacy

by Dante Paradiso


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ISBN-13: 9780825308253
Publisher: Beaufort Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/31/2016
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Dante Paradiso is a writer, lawyer, and career Foreign Service Officer who has served extensively in Africa and Asia. He is the author of The Pure Life, a novel, and has contributed opinion pieces to the online editions of Foreign Affairs, National Geographic Voices, and, through the Tribune News Service, the Miami Herald, the Tampa Tribune, the Akron Beacon Journal, and Newsday, among others. Prior to joining the U.S. Department of State, Mr. Paradiso practiced financial services and bankruptcy law with Goodwin Procter LLP in Boston. Mr. Paradiso received his J.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles and his B.A. in Political Science from Yale, after preparing at The Horace Mann School. He is a recipient of the State Department's Heroism Award (group) and Superior Honor Award, and the U.S. Army's Superior Civilian Service Award. He comes from New York City and when not on assignment makes his home in Portland, Oregon with his wife, son, and dog.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
After reading "The Embassy" I was stunned by the complexities, and challenges that were overcome by the sheer courage of our American Ambasador, and the Public Servants who assisted him, in bringing order to pure chaos. A hard to put down narrative of Heroism and Collorbarative Diplomacy in a country that at the time could only be compared to Conrad's "Heart of Darkness". A must read for anyone interested in the Foreign Service.