I lost my love in Baghdad: a modern war story
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
I Lost My Love in Baghdad is an extraordinarily gripping and informative account of the chaos inside the Green Zone by Newsweek's youngest war correspondent, whose fiance was killed during an attempted kidnapping.
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|Grouping Title||i lost my love in baghdad a modern war story|
|Grouping Author||hastings michael|
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|author||Hastings, Michael, 1980-2013.|
|available_at_longmont||Longmont Public Library|
|detailed_location_longmont||Longmont Adult Nonfiction|
|display_description||At age 25, Michael Hastings arrived in Baghdad to cover the war in Iraq for Newsweek, with a little Hemingway romanticism and all the apparatus of a 21st-century reporter. He describes the chaos, the violence, the threats of bomb and mortar attacks, the front lines that can be anywhere. This is a new kind of war: private security companies follow their own rules or lack thereof; soldiers in combat get instant messages from their girlfriends and families. Back in New York, Hastings had fallen in love with Andi Parhamovich, a young idealist who worked for Air America. A year later, Andi followed Michael to Iraq. Their war-zone romance is another window into life in Baghdad. Then Andi goes on a dangerous mission for her new employer--a meeting that ends in catastrophe. This is both a raw account of the war and a heartbreaking story of one life lost.--From publisher description.|
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|owning_library_longmont||Longmont Pulblic Library|
|owning_location_longmont||Longmont Public Library|
|record_details||ils:.b23968382|Book|Books|1st Scribner hardcover ed.|English|Scribner,|2008.|ix, 276 p. ; 24 cm.|
|subject_facet||Hastings, Michael, -- 1980-2013, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Personal narratives, American, Journalists -- Biography|
|title_display||I lost my love in Baghdad : a modern war story|
|title_full||I lost my love in Baghdad : a modern war story / Michael Hastings|
|title_short||I lost my love in Baghdad :|
|title_sub||a modern war story|
|topic_facet||Hastings, Michael, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Journalists|