Tom Gabbay, "The Tehran Conviction"
Publisher: William Morrow | ISBN: 006118845X | edition 2009 | PDF | 297 pages | 1,38 mb
Author Tom Gabbay pens another winner in this third Jack Teller novel. This time the year is 1979 when Teller is approached by an old Iranian acquaintance Zahra Fatemi. Her brother, Yari, has been imprisoned and Zahra implores Teller to use his CIA connections to try to get him freed. Teller's relationship with Yari goes back to 1953 when, as a new CIA recruit, he befriended Yari as part of a subversive CIA attempt to overthrow Iranian prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh. Reluctantly, Teller goes back to Iran where he becomes embroiled in Ayatollah Khomeini's Iranian hostage crisis. As Teller works on Yari's release he recounts the events of 1953.