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Gary Berntsen
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GARY BERNTSEN served for more than two decades in the Central Intelligence Agency. He operated at the highest levels in the Middle East and Latin America and led the CIA’s major counterterrorist deployments in East Africa following the attacks on the U.S. embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. In hunting down Osama Bin Laden, he also commanded the most successful CIA paramilitary team ever assembled, a tale spellbindingly told in the New York Times bestseller Jawbreaker. Berntsen is a recipient of the CIA’s distinguished Intelligence Medal and Intelligence Star.

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Jawbreaker
The Attack on Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA's Key Field Commander
Written by Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $15.00

Gary Berntsen, the CIA’s key commander coordinating the fight against the Taliban forces around Kabul, comes out from under cover for the first time to describe his no-holds-barred pursuit—and cornering—of Osama bin Laden, and the reason the terrorist leader escaped American retribution. As disturbingly eye-opening as it is adrenaline-charged, Jawbreaker races... Read more >

Jawbreaker
The Attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA's Key Field Commander
Written by Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $13.99

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The Walk-In
A Novel
Written by Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $15.00

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The Walk-In
A Novel
Written by Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo


Format: eBook
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $11.99

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