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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Journalist/Author Sandra Mackey (1937-2015)

Sandra Mackey, journalist and author who wrote extensively on the Middle East, has died at age 77. 

She was known for accessible popular books explaining the Middle East to a general audience. Her books included Saudi Arabia:Inside the Desert Kingdom; Lebanon:Death of a Nation; Passion and Politics: The Tubulent World of the Arabs; The Iranians: Persia, Islam and the Soul of a Nation; The Reckoning: Iraq and the Legacy of Saddam Hussein; and others.


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