A Rope and a Prayer

A Rope and a Prayer

The Story of a Kidnapping



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  • Audiobook Download
  • ISBN 9781101222430
  • 660 Minutes (Verify)
  • Penguin Audio
  • Adult

Overview

The compelling and insightful account of a New York Times reporter’s abduction by the Taliban and his wife’s struggle to free him.

Praise

“A love story, as well as a political drama…A Rope and a Prayer should be required reading.”
-The New York Times Book Review

“Vivid…A fine read.”
-Time

“An important and valuable story of love, faith and courage.”
-The Washington Post

“Gripping.”
-The Boston Globe

“[A] singular and harrowing account of a journalist’s captivity in the most important place on earth, and what it means to be the one left behind.”
-The Daily Beast

“Equal parts love story and international intelligence thriller, this memoir delivers a crash course in resilience and loyalty.”
-Allure

“A gripping, true-life romance.”
-The Observer’s Very Short List

“Vivid…A fine read.”
-Time

“Truly remarkable and bold…A painstakingly reconstructed, harrowing account.”
-Kirkus

“Equal parts love story and international intelligence thriller, this memoir delivers a crash course in resilience and loyalty.”
-Allure

“A gripping, true-life romance.”
-The Observer’s Very Short List
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