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Prisoner of Zion : Muslims, Mormons, and other misadventures

Author: Scott Carrier
Publisher: Berkeley [Calif.] : Counterpoint, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays explore the nature of religious fanaticism and the author's experiences of encountering it among both the Taliban in Afghanistan and the Mormons in Utah.
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Named Person: Scott Carrier; Scott Carrier
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Carrier
ISBN: 1619021218 9781619021211
OCLC Number: 812067966
Description: viii, 240 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Haiku --
Scene one --
Inside the momosphere --
Ishmael --
Over there: Afghanistan after the fall --
A trip to the capital city --
The one mighty and strong --
Shrapnel --
Looking for the Taliban in Northern Pakistan --
Newroz resolution --
Straight up the face --
Sunday morning --
Human trafficking in Cambodia --
Rock the junta --
The source of the spell --
Najbullah in America --
Scene one --
Haiku.
Responsibility: Scott Carrier.

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Essays explore the nature of religious fanaticism and the author's experiences of encountering it among both the Taliban in Afghanistan and the Mormons in Utah.

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