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Darrell Delamaide

Darrell Delamaide is a writer and editor in Washington, D.C. He has published three previous books, including the financial thriller Gold. As a journalist specializing in business and economics, he has reported from five continents.

A native of Pittsburg, Kan., Delamaide lived in Paris, France for 10 years and spent another decade in Europe in various cities in Germany. He is fluent in French and German and has traveled throughout Europe. He has also visited various countries of the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Ivory Coast, South Africa and Australia.

In the course of a long career, Delamaide has been on the staff of Dow Jones, International Herald Tribune, Institutional Investor, Bloomberg, and America Online. He has also written for Barron’s, Euromoney, MarketWatch and numerous other publications.

He currently writes a weekly column, “Darrell Delamaide’s Political Capital,” for MarketWatch, a Dow Jones online publication. He also writes for publications of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum in London and is engaged in a number of other writing and editing projects.

Delamaide received his bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University and a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Munich, Germany.

His earlier novel, Gold, was published by Dutton in 1989. Dutton also published his 1994 nonfiction book, The New Superregions of Europe. An earlier nonfiction work, Debt Shock: The Full Story of the World Credit Crisis, was published by Doubleday in 1984.

Delamaide is an avid reader as well as writer and reviews books for The Washington Independent Review of Books.  He blogs about books at “Cogito Ergo Sum." Delamaide’s other interests include food and wine. He has taken cooking course at Cordon Bleu and École de La Varenne in Paris and blogs regularly about food at “You Are What You Eat.” 

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The entire crew at a railroad work site in the Syrian desert is mercilessly slaughtered. A German spy in Constantinople is mutilated and killed as the Kaiser backs the building of the Baghdad Railway, which will connect Berlin to the Persian Gulf....
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