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Title:
Every man in this village is a liar : an education in war
Author:
Stack, Megan K.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Doubleday, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
ix, 257 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
"Every Man in This Village Is a Liar" is LA Times reporter Megan K. Stack's riveting account of what she saw in the combat zones of the Middle East, in war-torn Afghanistan and Pakistan, and beyond. She relates her initial wild excitement and her slow disillusionment as the cost of violence outweighs the elusive promise of freedom and democracy.
Language:
English
Contents:
Every man in this village is a liar -- Chasing ghosts -- As long as you can pay for it -- Terrorism and other stories -- Forgive us our trespasses -- The living martyr -- The leader -- Sacrifice -- We expected something better -- A question of cost -- Loddi doddi, we likes to party -- A city built on garbage -- The earthquake nobody felt -- All things light, and all things dark -- There would be consequences -- Killing the dead -- I thought I was a salamander.
ISBN:
9780385527163
Format :
Book