"Sardonic insights and a lovely pen."—The Times, London
"Alive with the intense sights and sounds of the Middle East, and with the culture of deception and betrayal in which America is now a full partner."—The Washington Post
"An unorthodox view of life in the Foreign Service. This is not a striped-pants world. Instead, these amusing anecdotes illuminate a gritter side of embassy life with a wry sense of humor and a bit of an edge."—Gary Sick, National Security Advisor for Presidents Ford, Carter, and Reagan
In A Diplomat’s Progress, Henry Precht sets it all out: from Egypt to Afghanistan and places in between he writes of the Cold War and regional strife; religious radicals and rough regimes; drugs, terrorism, autocracy and diplomatic niceties.
Henry Precht, a former foreign service officer based in Egypt and Iran, has taught international affairs at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
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6 x 9, 234 pages