From the Wings: Amman Memoirs 1947-1951

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From the Wings: Amman Memoirs 1947-1951

By Sir Alec Kirkbride
Frank Cass, 1976
159 pp.
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Informal and informative recollections of a British public servant who was 30 years in Transjordan and a close friend of King Abdullah. Supplementing his earlier A Crackle of Thorns, they cover the period of Jordan's takeover of the West Bank, Abdullah's abortive talks with Golda Meir, and his assassination.