From the Publisher
Kurt Eichenwald-New York Times bestselling author
of Conspiracy of Fools and The Informant-
recounts the first 500 days after 9/11 in a comprehensive,
compelling page-turner as gripping as any thriller
In 500 Days, master chronicler Kurt Eichenwald lays
bare the harrowing decisions, deceptions, and delusions of the
eighteen months that changed the world forever, as leaders raced to
protect their citizens in the wake of 9/11.
Eichenwald's gripping, immediate style and trueto- life dialogue
puts readers at the heart of these historic events, from the Oval
Office to Number 10 Downing Street, from Guantanamo Bay to the
depths of CIA headquarters, from the al-Qaeda training camps to the
torture chambers of Egypt and Syria. He reveals previously
undisclosed information from the terror wars, including never
before reported details about warrantless wiretapping, the anthrax
attacks and investigations, and conflicts between Washington and
With his signature fast-paced narrative style, Eichenwald- whose
book, The Informant, was called "one of the best
nonfiction books of the decade" by The New York Times Book
Review-exposes a world of secrets and lies that has remained
hidden for far too long.
About the Author
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.
About the Book
Eichenwald--"New York Times"-bestselling author of "Conspiracy of Fools" and "The Informant"--recounts the first 500 days after 9/11 in a comprehensive, fly on the wall, compelling page-turner as gripping as any thriller.
Published: September 11, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1451669380
ISBN - 13: 9781451669381