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Sand queen

Author: Helen Benedict
Publisher: New York : Soho Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nineteen-year-old Kate Brady's vision of bringing honor to her family and democracy to the Middle East is tarnished when she joins the Army only to be assigned to a forgotten corner of the Iraq desert in 2003 as a prison guard, but she become acquainted with Naema Jassim, an Iraqi medical student whose father and brother are detainees, and through their parallel struggles to survive and hold tight to the people they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Benedict, Helen.
Sand queen.
New York : Soho Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2011013334
(OCoLC)681488810
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Benedict
ISBN: 9781569479674 1569479674 1299579205 9781299579200
OCLC Number: 759512562
Description: 1 online resource (315 pages)
Responsibility: Helen Benedict.

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Nineteen-year-old Kate Brady's vision of bringing honor to her family and democracy to the Middle East is tarnished when she joins the Army only to be assigned to a forgotten corner of the Iraq desert in 2003 as a prison guard, but she become acquainted with Naema Jassim, an Iraqi medical student whose father and brother are detainees, and through their parallel struggles to survive and hold tight to the people they love, the young women have a profound affect on each other's lives.

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