The Negotiator

The Negotiator

My Life at the Heart of the Hostage Trade

Book - 2012
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A professional Kidnap and Rescue consultant who has spent his life traveling the world and supplying professional negotiation services shares stories about dramatic missions that have involved religious fanatics, hardened criminals and desperate families. 20,000 first printing.

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Ben Lopez spends his life traveling the world, bartering with people who value money over life. Working for governments, law enforcement agencies, multinational corporations and private clients, Ben is an expert K&R (Kidnap and Ransom) consultant, supplying professional kidnap-negotiation services. He can be called out to anywhere in the world within twenty-four-hour notice to set up and command the negotiator's cell, bargaining with religious fanatics, hardened criminals, and other desperate people in order to save the lives of their captives. Alongside a shadowy team of former spies and special operatives, his arsenal of psychological techniques is just as powerful as brute force. He'll spend as long as is necessary to get the job done. And then he'll disappear.
This extraordinary book reads like a thriller—but for those involved in the stories within it, the drama and the tension are very real.
In the high-stakes world of hostage negotiations, every call is a matter of life and death.

Baker
& Taylor

A kidnap and rescue consultant who has spent his life supplying professional negotiation services around the world shares stories about missions that have involved religious fanatics, hardened criminals, and desperate families.

Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., [2012], c2011
ISBN: 9781616088620
Branch Call Number: HV6595 .L67 2012
HV6595 .L67 2012
Characteristics: xiv, 304 p. ; 24 cm

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