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Baghdad fixer

Author: Ilene Prusher
Publisher: London : Halban, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nabil al Amari is an English teacher in Baghdad, in Saddam's Iraq, when a chance encounter with Samara Katchens, an American journalist covering the war, changes his life forever. It is April 2003 and American and British forces have recently invaded Iraq. Samara, or Sam for short, is ambitious, cynical and determined. Nabil is both fascinated and bewildered by her, and he's keen to show her things she doesn't  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
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Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilene Prusher
ISBN: 9781905559473 190555947X
OCLC Number: 825705731
Description: 665 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Ilene Prusher.

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A journalist and her fixer struggle for the truth where truth is now a victim.  Read more...

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"A fascinating story which gives the texture of life in Iraq as it was lived by foreign journalists and Iraqis at the time of the invasion. It conveys a fresher sense of those years than a thousand Read more...

 
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