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Thieves of Baghdad : one marine's passion for ancient civilizations and the journey to recover the world's greatest stolen treasures

Author: Matthew Bogdanos; William Patrick
Publisher: New York, NY : Bloomsbury Pub. : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Marine and former assistant DA Matthew Bogdanos tracks down ancient and priceless treasures stolen from the Iraq Museum during the 2003 American invasion.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Erlebnisbericht
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Bogdanos; William Patrick
ISBN: 1582346453 9781582346458
OCLC Number: 61724401
Description: 302 pages, [22] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: In medias res --
Pattern recognition --
Hector's ghost --
A visit to the underworld --
Mobilization --
The irrational tenth --
Exfiltration and infiltration --
Babylon --
Life among the ruins --
Keeping heads --
Beware the rabbit in a rage --
Of hammered gold --
What does military duty look like? --
It's all about the price --
Whatever remains.
Responsibility: Matthew Bogdanos with William Patrick.
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Marine and former assistant DA Matthew Bogdanos tracks down ancient and priceless treasures stolen from the Iraq Museum during the 2003 American invasion.

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