Mannin, Ethel MISSION TO BEIRUT
London: Hutchinson of London, (1973). 0091145007 / 9780091145002 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Faint age-toning to pages--as expected, pale offsetting to endsheets, else fine, in black boards; in an age-toned, else fine, illustrated dust jacket.
A Middle East diplomat is assassinated in Paris, and later that day some revolutionary students come to Julia Nikolaidis, a distinguished newspaper correspodent, with the suggestion that she should go to Beirut to investigate the motives for the killing.