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By the Rivers of Babylon Summary
Nelson Demille

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By the Rivers of Babylon Summary

Plot Summary

By the Rivers of Babylon, by Nelson DeMille, is the account of a mission of peace gone horribly wrong. A delegation from Israel is hijacked by terrorists set against any form of peace in the Middle East. Crash landing in Babylon, the passengers and crew mount a defense against the group of Arabs that wish to hold them hostage to stop the peace meeting. Escaping in the end, the peace delegation hopes that peace can still be established.

Two Concordes from Israel set out for New York, to take part in a historical meeting, with the hopes of establishing peace in the Middle East after centuries of unrest. Unbeknownst to them, there are bombs with transmitters in the tail section of each plane, placed there during construction more than a year earlier. Ahmed Rish, an Iraqi terrorist, has been planning to destroy the mission of peace, and hold...

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