1001 Nights in Iraq

The Shocking Story of an American Forced to Fight for Saddam against the Country He Loves
Author(s): Shant Kenderian
Original Publish Date: Jul 30, 2009
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Product Number: Z100093937
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481565448
Narrator/s: Jason Collins
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Shant Kenderian's visit to Baghdad in 1980 at age seventeen was supposed to be short, just long enough to make peace with his estranged father before returning home to the United States. But Saddam Hussein invaded Iran and sealed off Iraq's borders to every man of military age-including Kenderian. Suddenly forced onto the frontlines, he saw his two-week visit turn into a nightmare that lasted for ten years. Kenderian miraculously survived the Iran-Iraq War and Desert Storm, the minefields, sinking boats, fires, starvation, heavy interrogation, and solitary confinement. What broke him in the end was his love affair with a female soldier named Monica. Yet throughout his ordeal, he never lost his respect for people, his faith in God, or his sense of humor. His story is a unique look into a country and a culture only hinted at in the headlines.

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Author(s): Shant Kenderian
Product Number EB00573022
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Atria Books
ISBN: #9781416546108