Stated First Edition hardcover is in good condition and shows modest signs of wear to covers. DJ is protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library copy with the usual marks and attachments. End pages have been taped. 317 pages. Hardcover binding. Year: 1965 ISBN: B000HGQSLM Begins at a moment of crisis as the Chinese Communists, armed with the means to trigger nuclear war, begin shipping missiles to the Viet Cong. It ends with a desperate manhunt through the streets of Manhattan to prevent a brutal act of terrorism designed to eliminate a major world leader, discredit the United Nations, and mend the split between Moscow and Peking.