Eating with the Enemy: How I Waged Peace Cubby’s Hackensack

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  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
  • English language
  • ISBN-10: 0312571305
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312571306
  • Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.4 x 9.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
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There was only one chair in the room. The fluorescent lights on the ceiling are humming with blue light. The woman smiled and explained in a soothing voice that they had to go through some “procedures”.

“We just hold you back for a few minutes,” she said. One of the officials told me to turn around ..

“Do I have a choice?” I lowered my pants, exposing most of my left buttock. A woman came up to me from behind, and I felt a sharp injection when she pushed the needle and pushed the solution into my muscles. When she finished, I sat down.

“Which agency do you work for?” The CIA? ”Asked another man.

“I work independently,” I said. I started to feel good. Fine. I had a desire to laugh, although no one said anything funny. “I am a lone wolf. And I make burgers for life. I am a lone wolf making hamburger.

I must have disconnected for some of them. When I opened my eyes again, two men were there, but the woman disappeared. I wiped my nose and my hand was bleeding. I suddenly felt so sick and dizzy that I thought I had a stroke. “What the hell?

In 1994, in Pyongyang, Robert Egan was given sodium pentathol, or “truth serum,” North Korean agents trying to establish his true identity. What was he doing in the most isolated country in the world – while the US government was stepping back from its reputation for human rights and the search for dangerous nuclear bombs? Why did he make friends with cubby’s hackensack one of North Korea’s top envoys to the United Nations? What happened after Egan? The fast-paced and often astounding Food with the Enemy is the story of the restless owner of a New Jersey metropolis restaurant who has been involved in high-stakes diplomatic battles between the United States and North Korea for thirteen years.

Egan dropped out of school in Fairfield, NJ in the mid-seventies and may have followed his father’s path as a roofing contractor. But Bobby had big plans for himself, and after several years wasted on drugs and petty crimes, his life turned into a startling turn when his interest in finding prisoners of war led to the fact that in the early nineties, representatives of North Korea despaired. improve relations with the USA. In this way, Egan turned his Cubby’s restaurant into his own version of Camp David. Between ball games, fishing, and piling ribs of pork ribs, he consulted UN Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations Khan Song Röhl and other North Koreans during turbulent years when Kim Il Sung died and Kim Chen took off. Il, a false start to peace during the Clinton administration,

Egan analyzes US foreign policy with the bandit’s street minds, and he disputes the idea that the United States should not have a relationship with its opponents. The close but unlikely friendship between him and Ambassador Khan gives hope for an improvement in relations between the enemy nations and shows how far a single citizen can go when he tries to correct world mistakes.

about the author
For the past twenty-five years, Robert Egan has owned and operated Cubby’s, a barbecue restaurant in Hackensack, New Jersey. He served as the “unofficial ambassador” to the North Korean government and is chairman of the trade group that worked to improve ties between the country and the United States.

KURT PITZER is a former commercial fisherman who wrote in some of the world’s most turbulent regions for The Boston Globe, Sunday Times of London, Los Angeles Times, and People magazine. He supported the “Bomb in My Garden” along with Saddam Hussein’s nuclear supervisor Mahdi Obeidi, helping him to escape from Baghdad in 2003.

There was only one chair in the room. The fluorescent lights on the ceiling are humming with blue light. The woman smiled and explained in a soothing voice that they had to go through some “procedures”.

“We just hold you back for a few minutes,” she said. One of the officials told me to turn around ..

“Do I have a choice?” I lowered my pants, exposing most of my left buttock. A woman came up to me from behind, and I felt a sharp injection when she pushed the needle and pushed the solution into my muscles. When she finished, I sat down.

“Which agency do you work for?” The CIA? ”Asked another man.

“I work independently,” I said. I started to feel good. Fine. I had a cubby’s hackensack desire to laugh, although no one said anything funny. “I am a lone wolf. And I make burgers for life. I am a lone wolf making hamburger.

I must have disconnected for some of them. When I opened my eyes again, two men were there, but the woman disappeared. I wiped my nose and my hand was bleeding. I suddenly felt so sick and dizzy that I thought I had a stroke. “What the hell?”

1 review for Eating with the Enemy: How I Waged Peace Cubby’s Hackensack

  1. Victoria

    A very interesting book, an amazing story, received a lot of positive emotions from this book. Thank you for the delivery of this book, all super!

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