The Fall of Heaven
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

The Fall of Heaven


  • Author: Andrew Scott Cooper
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: Middle East
  • File Size: 10173400 Bytes


An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah, Iranian revolutionaries and US officials from the Carter administrationIn this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws the turbulence of the post-war era during which the Shah survived assassination attempts and coup plots to build a modern, pro-Western state and launch Iran onto the world stage as one of the world's top five powers. Readers get the story of the Shah's political career alongside the story of hi...

A Fall of Marigolds
Score: 4.5
From 330 Ratings

A Fall of Marigolds


  • Author: Susan Meissner
  • Release Date : 2014-02-04
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 1589487 Bytes


A beautiful scarf connects two women touched by tragedy in this compelling, emotional novel from the author of As Bright as Heaven and The Last Year of the War.September 1911. On Ellis Island in New York Harbor, nurse Clara Wood cannot face returning to Manhattan, where the man she loved fell to his death in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Then, while caring for a fevered immigrant whose own loss mirrors hers, she becomes intrigued by a name embroidered onto the scarf he carries...and finds herself caught in a dilemma that compels her to confront the truth about the assumptions she’s made. What she learns could devastate her—or free her.September 2011. On Manhattan’s Upper West Side, widow Taryn Michaels has convinced herself that she is living f...

The Fall of Heaven
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

The Fall of Heaven


  • Author : Andrew Scott Cooper
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780805098983


The Fall of Heaven Book Description :

An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah, Iranian revolutionaries and US officials from the Carter administration In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws the turbulence of the post-war era during which the Shah survived assassination attempts and coup plots to build a modern, pro-Western state and launch Iran onto the world stage as one of the world's top five powers. Readers get the story of the Shah's political career alongside the story of h...

The Fall of Heaven
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Fall of Heaven


  • Author : Andrew Scott Cooper
  • Publisher : Picador
  • Release Date : 2018-05-15
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1250304857


The Fall of Heaven Book Description :

An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah, Iranian revolutionaries and US officials from the Carter administration. In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws the turbulence of the post-war era during which the Shah survived assassination attempts and coup plots to build a modern, pro-Western state and launch Iran onto the world stage as one of the world's top five powers. Readers get the story of the Shah's political career alongside the story of ...

The Fall of Heaven
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

The Fall of Heaven


  • Author : Andrew Scott Cooper
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-08-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780805098976


The Fall of Heaven Book Description :

An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah, Iranian revolutionaries and US officials from the Carter administration In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth century's most complicated personalities, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Andrew Scott Cooper traces the Shah's life from childhood through his ascension to the throne in 1941. He draws the turbulence of the post-war era during which the Shah survived assassination attempts and coup plots to build a modern, pro-Western state and launch Iran onto the world stage as one of the world's top five powers. Readers get the story of the Shah's political career alongside the story of h...

The Fall of Heaven

The Fall of Heaven


  • Author : Walter Mosley
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780573601057


The Fall of Heaven Book Description :

"Based on the novel 'The tempest tales' by Walter Mosley"--P. [3]....

Heaven on Earth

Heaven on Earth


  • Author : Joshua Muravchik
  • Publisher : Encounter Books
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781893554788


Heaven on Earth Book Description :

"The search for the Promised Land took socialists in diverse directions: revolution, communes and kibbutzim, social democracy, communism, fascism, Third Worldism. But none of these paths led to the prophesied utopia. Nowhere did socialists succeed in creating societies of easy abundance or in midwifing the birth of a "New Man," as their theory promised. Some socialist governments abandoned their grandiose goals and satisfied themselves with making slight modifications to capitalism, while others plowed ahead doggedly, often inducing staggering human catastrophes. Then, after two hundred years of wishful thinking and fitful governance, socialism suddenly imploded in the 1990s in a fin du siecle drama of falling walls, collapsing regimes and frantic re...

The Fall of Heaven Hill

The Fall of Heaven Hill


  • Author : Charles Martinez
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-01-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1532081286


The Fall of Heaven Hill Book Description :

The Fall of Heaven Hill is the story of a secluded mountain mining town where one company ruled all. Told through the eyes of two old friends, it recalls a community and how it stood and endured in the face of power. By turns bruising and tender, heartbreaking and humorous, the story moves like an old miner's lantern casting light here and there on the outlines and facets of a place and a way of life hidden away from the world at large....

When Angels Fall from Heaven

When Angels Fall from Heaven


  • Author : David Starr
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412035552


When Angels Fall from Heaven Book Description :

What would happen should one of God's creations decide to rebel against Him and lead others into rebellion...

Fall of Heaven
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Fall of Heaven


  • Author : Reinhold Messner
  • Publisher : Mountaineers Books
  • Release Date : 2017-08-15
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781680510867


Fall of Heaven Book Description :

A classic event in mountaineering history, dramatically retold by a classic mountaineer • Ascending the Matterhorn was the 19th century equivalent of standing on Mars • A great historical story of tension and drama • Author is uniquely qualified to delve into Whymper’s complicated personality As Fall of Heaven begins, we join professional mountain guide Jean-Antoine Carrel as he tries and fails, again and again, to summit the Matterhorn—one of the most famous and iconic peaks in the Alps. Is it the “Devil’s mountain,” as the locals call it? Should he heed the village priest who warned that its summit was not meant to be climbed? Carrel is undeterred, he just needs capable climbers to join him. Enter Edward Whymper, who in 1861 at the ...

Fall Out of Heaven

Fall Out of Heaven


  • Author : Alan Cheuse
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Authors, American
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015014502069


Fall Out of Heaven Book Description :

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The Oil Kings

The Oil Kings


  • Author : Andrew Scott Cooper
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-09-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439155189


The Oil Kings Book Description :

Reveals the covert agreements that prompted America's decision to switch allegiance from Iran to Saudi Arabia as a dominant Middle-East oil supplier, citing the contributions of key players from Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger to the Shah and Gerald Ford while explaining how choices in the 1970s set the stage for Iran's Islamic revolution....