Today’s guest is a dual writer, both a literary journalist and a novelist. He is also a dual citizen of the United States and Germany and his name is Michael Scott Moore.
In 2011, Michael covered the trial of 10 Somali pirates in Germany for Spiegel Online, part of Der Spiegel (The Mirror), a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg. After the trial, he travelled to Somalia in January 2012 to research a book about piracy and ways to end it. While there, he was kidnapped and held hostage, spending 32 months in captivity.
He was freed in September 2014 after his mother’s ceaseless efforts to gain his release. His memoir about his ordeal just came out in July. It is called “THE DESERT AND THE SEA: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast” is a story like no other.
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