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The sirens of Baghdad

Author: Yasmina Khadra; John Cullen; Jason Collins; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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A student at the University of Baghdad must return to his small village home when the Americans invade Iraq. There, he witnesses American soldiers kill the benign village idiot, bomb a wedding, and finally, terrorize his family in his own home. Consumed by the desire for vengeance, the youth leaves for the city, where he is taken in by a radical group. After proving his mettle in several attacks, he is entrusted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Yasmina Khadra; John Cullen; Jason Collins; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 1433229331 9781433229336
OCLC Number: 441152467
Language Note: In English translated from the French.
Performer(s): Read by Jason Collins.
Description: 7 sound cassettes (ca. 8 hr., 30 min.) : analog.
Other Titles: Sirènes de Bagdad.
Responsibility: by Yasmina Khadra ; [translated by John Cullen].

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A student at the University of Baghdad must return to his small village home when the Americans invade Iraq. There, he witnesses American soldiers kill the benign village idiot, bomb a wedding, and finally, terrorize his family in his own home. Consumed by the desire for vengeance, the youth leaves for the city, where he is taken in by a radical group. After proving his mettle in several attacks, he is entrusted with a super-secret mission, which he struggles to reconcile with his moral principles.

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