First American Back
By Abe F. March - with an epilogue by Duane March
First American Back is a story about the author’s entrepreneurial
pursuits that took him to Beirut, Lebanon. He got caught up in Lebanon’s
civil war that led to his abduction and financial disaster.
Lebanon when the civil war’s 27th cease-fire failed to hold. Trying to
recoup his losses, he returned one year later and was hailed as “The
First American Back” by a British journalist.
His travels throughout the
Middle East reveal the difficulties encountered by westerners doing
business in that region along with misconceptions associated with their
His thoughts and concerns are as relevant today as when they
were first written.