THERE ARE 2 DIFFERENT BOOKS WITH THIS ISBN. PLEASE VERIFY SELECTION BEFORE PURCHASE. Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ covered in mylar. Library discard with usual attachments and marks. Pages tight and clean. 160 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1973. ISBN: 0672518104. A romantic, highly charged novel of espionage in the Near East, where agents of the Big Powers have converged to stop a pan-Arabic coup. Thrown into this murderous melee is American divorcee Dorcas Tredwell, who has come to Beirut to teach Lebanese school-children.. In a shipboard romance, she has become involved with a fiery young Arab, Samir Hassan, who has played an important role in the revolution. Samir, now a fugitive from his own people, traces Doracas to Beirut, where she becomes Samir's pawn in this deadly game and unwittingly helps him to escape to Baghdad.