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Road work : among tyrants, heroes, rogues, and beasts

Author: Mark Bowden
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2004.
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This book offers the best of Bowden's award-winning nonfiction, from his breakout stories for The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he was a reporter for twenty-four years, to his significant pieces in The Atlantic on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. From activists fighting black rhino poachers in Zambia, to interrogation of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, to the world of Saddam Hussein, to the private and public lives of  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bowden
ISBN: 087113876X 9780871138767
OCLC Number: 55615460
Description: viii, 467 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Tales of the tyrant --
The Kabul-ki dance --
The dark art of interrogation --
Pompadour with a monkey wrench --
Gore's stiff competition --
The game of a lifetime --
The unkindest cut --
Schmidt's misfortune --
The great potato pick-off play --
A beautiful mind --
Rhino --
The urban gorilla --
Breeding the better cow --
Battling "the baddies" in fantasyland --
Fight to the finish --
Fight with fame (Norman Mailer) --
The fight Rocky lost --
Mayberry vice --
Cops on the take.
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This book offers the best of Bowden's award-winning nonfiction, from his breakout stories for The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he was a reporter for twenty-four years, to his significant pieces in The Atlantic on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. From activists fighting black rhino poachers in Zambia, to interrogation of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, to the world of Saddam Hussein, to the private and public lives of unique, fascinating Americans such as Al Sharpton and Norman Mailer, reporter Bowden is capable of putting us in the heat of a story in a way few others can.--Publisher.

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