Over a seven-month period, New York Times journalist David Rohde was held captive in Afghanistan and in Pakistani tribal areas that are completely in hands of the most fearsome Taliban. One day, he thinks he may be freed. The next he is certain he is to die.
During that period, his wife Kristen Mulvihill navigates the labyrinth of government and intelligence officials in Washington and Islamabad, private contractors and editors at The Times and family members, all the while trying to hold down a new job at Cosmopolitan magazine.
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