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The weight of a mustard seed : the intimate story of an Iraqi General and his family during thirty years of tyranny

Author: Wendell Steavenson
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Harper pbk edView all editions and formats
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An account of Iraqi life under Saddam Hussein's regime, written from the perspective of one of his loyal generals, describes Kamael Sachet's regret over his role in Hussein's terror regime and his refusal to let his sons join the military.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kamel Sachet Aziz Janabi; Kamel Sachet Aziz Janabi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendell Steavenson
ISBN: 9780061721885 0061721883
OCLC Number: 419850560
Description: 288 pages : map ; 21 cm
Contents: His wife --
His first victory --
His eldest and favorite daughter --
Inside --
Yes, but --
His third and most religious son --
"Are you sure it's not kut?" --
Euphemisms --
Uprising --
The good Caliph --
Mosque --
His Sheikh --
Shame --
Pride --
Waiting --
The carcass of an abandoned refrigerator --
Collection --
Generals in general --
Epilogue --
Cast of characters.
Responsibility: Wendell Steavenson.

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An account of Iraqi life under Saddam Hussein's regime, written from the perspective of one of his loyal generals, describes Kamael Sachet's regret over his role in Hussein's terror regime and his refusal to let his sons join the military.

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