"Belongs on the shelf of classics about surviving degradation with dignity and even humor." Time In March 1985, Terry Anderson was swept up in the violent conflict of a turbulent era. At the mercy of Shiite captors for nearly seven years, he lived in chains, wondering fearfully if each day would be his last. But his spirit soared beyond captivity, and he never gave up. Nor did those who loved him. And now, a free man again, he tells the harrowing and poignant story of a hostage’s survival and final triumph.
About Terry Anderson
Terry Anderson is a journalist and the author of Den of Lions, an account of his kidnapping by Shiite militants in Beirut, Lebanon. He was held in captivity from March 1985 to December 1991.