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The Resource The sirens of Baghdad : a novel, Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen

The sirens of Baghdad : a novel, Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen

Label
The sirens of Baghdad : a novel
Title
The sirens of Baghdad
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
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. A masterful look at the effects of violence on ordinary people, The Sirens of Baghdad explores the depths of human nature as it confronts the most horrific circumstances
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Khadra, Yasmina
Dewey number
843/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ3989.2.K386
LC item number
S513 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cullen, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • College students
  • Revenge
  • Radicalism
  • French fiction
  • Baghdad (Iraq)
Label
The sirens of Baghdad : a novel, Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition in the U.S. of America.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780385521741
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006101879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
ocm77004346
Label
The sirens of Baghdad : a novel, Yasmina Khadra ; translated from the French by John Cullen
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition in the U.S. of America.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780385521741
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006101879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
ocm77004346

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