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Every man in this village is a liar : an education in war

Author: Megan K Stack
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Every Man in This Village Is a Liar" is LA Times reporter Megan K. Stack's riveting account of what she saw in the combat zones of the Middle East, in war-torn Afghanistan and Pakistan, and beyond. She relates her initial wild excitement and her slow disillusionment as the cost of violence outweighs the elusive promise of freedom and democracy.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Military history
Named Person: Megan K Stack; Megan K Stack
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Megan K Stack
ISBN: 9780385527163 0385527160
OCLC Number: 434438429
Awards: National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction, 2010
Description: ix, 257 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Every man in this village is a liar --
Chasing ghosts --
As long as you can pay for it --
Terrorism and other stories --
Forgive us our trespasses --
The living martyr --
The leader --
Sacrifice --
We expected something better --
A question of cost --
Loddi doddi, we likes to party --
A city built on garbage --
The earthquake nobody felt --
All things light, and all things dark --
There would be consequences --
Killing the dead --
I thought I was a salamander.
Responsibility: Megan K. Stack.

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"Every Man in This Village Is a Liar" is LA Times reporter Megan K. Stack's riveting account of what she saw in the combat zones of the Middle East, in war-torn Afghanistan and Pakistan, and beyond. She relates her initial wild excitement and her slow disillusionment as the cost of violence outweighs the elusive promise of freedom and democracy.

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