The sirens of Baghdad: [a novel]

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Anchor Books,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
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1st Anchor Books ed.
Language:
English
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A student at the University of Baghdad must return to his small village home when the Americans invade Iraq. There, he witnesses American soldiers kill the benign village idiot, bomb a wedding, and finally, terrorize his family in his own home. Consumed by the desire for vengeance, the youth leaves for the city, where he is taken in by a radical group. After proving his mettle in several attacks, he is entrusted with a super-secret mission, which he struggles to reconcile with his moral principles. A masterful look at the effects of violence on ordinary people, The Sirens of Baghdad explores the depths of human nature as it confronts the most horrific circumstances.
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9780307386168
9781481568289
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subject_facet Baghdad (Iraq) -- Fiction, College students -- Iraq -- Fiction, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Fiction, Radicalism -- Iraq -- Fiction, Revenge -- Fiction
title_display The sirens of Baghdad : a novel
title_full The sirens of Baghdad : [a novel] [electronic resource] Khadra, Yasmina., The sirens of Baghdad : a novel / Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen
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