Hors d'Oeuvres, Hostages and a Hero

David Goldfield's new book on the 1996 hostage crisis in Peru is a thrilling and fun read.

Jeff Davis
Published: Wednesday, 01/09/2008 12:00 am EST

The Ambassador's Word
By David J. Goldfield
Penumbra Press
168pp. $27.95

Ten years after the high-tension hostage standoff in Lima, a new book seeks to remember the courage of one Canadian diplomat who played a pivotal role.

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