What Readers are Saying
For all who relish a mystery and enjoy following the twists of a knotty, complex puzzle, this book is for you. Janik, a talented computer sleuth, has cast her hunt for the world’s most notorious killer as a diary of unexpected events on her journey with side notes about her personal world, her defeats, and her unexpected successes. So, Chasing Bin Laden is both a very personal memoir and a documentary that was six years in the making. The final chapter of bin Laden’s life, we all know, or do we? A must read.
Chasing bin Laden is far more than a political book. Barbara Janik has written a deeply personal story of courage, determination, and bravery. Her journey will resonate with anyone who’s had to stand their ground, face down the disbelief of others, and find the strength to keep going even when the odds seem hopelessly stacked against you.
Barbara Janik takes you with her as she sets out to find the world's most notorious terrorist. She introduces you to her family and recounts their reactions as she lets you in on a highly personal account of the emotional and physical effects of the chase. Not only suspenseful but heartbreaking as she comes up against those who refuse to believe her. Exciting and shocking as she reveals details no other author has.
Everyone is in for a treat… I got hooked from the first page.
This is an explosive story so crazy that it has to be true. It's an intriguing, fascinating and emotional story that will blow your mind. Once you start to read you won't put it down until it's finished.
This is more than a story about a manhunt. It's a story of struggle, of hope, of family, of tenacity, of dreams and of dream takers. Her hunt will become your hunt; taking you down roads you never expected. The author's disarming honesty and openness about herself and her life makes you realize that there really might be more to this whole bin Laden narrative than you thought...
Join Barbara Janik on an emotional journey through the hidden world of lay investigations.
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