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The Birthday Party

A Memoir of Survival

by Stanley N. Alpert

Hardcover, 306 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 |

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A federal prosecutor recounts his kidnapping in 1998 by a gang of thugs who decided to hold him when they realized that he had a large bank balance, and relates how he interacted with his abductors in order to stay alive and plot his escape.

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