Last Days Of The Pharaoh

byBradley HopeRead byKevin Stillwell

October 1, 2019|
Last Days Of The Pharaoh by Bradley Hope
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Two days before the collapse of Hosni Mubarak''s regime in Egypt, one man gathered the courage to tell the president the truth: he would be killed in his palace if he did not step down. What came next revealed the bitter power struggles atop the most populous country in the Middle East at its most vulnerable moment in six decades.

But it was too late. As street protests swelled into the hundreds of thousands across the country, decision-making at the highest levels broke down and Mubarak fled to the resort city of Sharm el Sheikh.

This is the inside story of the final days of Egypt''s modern-day pharaoh, who ruled with near autocratic powers for three decades before being forced to resign on February 11, 2011.

Cairo-based journalist Bradley Hope interviewed more than two dozen eyewitnesses, from current and former officials to Mubarak''s long-time make-up artist, to tell the dramatic story of the president''s downfall.

Bradley Hope reports on finance and malfeasance for the Wall Street Journal from London. Before that, he spent six years as a correspondent in the Middle East, where he covered the Arab Spring. He was detained by authorities in Bahrain, reported from the front lines of the Libyan civil war, and has been teargassed in Egypt protests. Br...
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Title:Last Days Of The Pharaoh
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:5.5 X 6.5 X 0.63 in
Shipping dimensions:5.5 X 6.5 X 0.63 in
Published:October 1, 2019
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781978666986

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