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1001 Nights in Iraq

The Shocking Story of an American Forced to Fight for Saddam Against the Country He Loves

by Shant Kenderian

  • 93 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Atria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military Personal Narratives,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Military,
  • Military - Persian Gulf War (1991),
  • Military - Veterans,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Military,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Political,
  • Biography,
  • Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988,
  • Iraq,
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991,
  • Personal narratives, Iraqi,
  • Soldiers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8457424M
    ISBN 101416540199
    ISBN 109781416540199
    OCLC/WorldCa74941543

    Nights in Iraq presents a human story that provides unique insight into a country and culture that we only get a hint of in the headlines. After surviving the horrors of the Iran-Iraq War, Shant was then forced to fight on the front lines of Desert Storm without being given the proper equipment, including a gun, but miraculously survived. Jul 30,  · Listen to Nights in Iraq: The Shocking Story of an American Forced to Fight for Saddam against the Country He Loves audiobook by Shant Kenderian. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers Author: Shant Kenderian.

    There are two levels of notes (footnotes) in this book: The first level is called Notes by the author and are referred from the main body of text as [C_n] where C is the Chapter number and n the number of the note related to this chapter. For a minute picture of Arabian society as it was in the Middle Ages, the Thousand and One Nights have. The Thousand and One Nights has often been read as a kind of a children’s book in the West. But if you read the whole Nights we find adult issues, religion, sexual desire, things that are left out of the kid versions, but that really bring the story to life in its full dimensions.

    I'm curious to know which English translation of Arabian Nights is considered the best. I'm specifically interested in translations that are complete. I know there are several "Tales of Arabian Nights" type translations that don't include all of the stories, but I want to be able to read them all. Jun 15,  · Then things got worse. In Nights in Iraq, Kenderian writes matter-of-factly, with the stoicism of someone who has endured the seemingly unendurable. But .


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Aug 13,  · Nights in Iraq presents a human story that provides unique insight into a country and culture that we only get a hint of in the headlines. After surviving the horrors of the Iran-Iraq War, Shant was then forced to fight on the front lines of Desert Storm without being given the proper equipment, including a gun, but miraculously survived /5(22).

Aug 30,  · Nights in Iraq book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shant Kenderian's visit to Baghdad inat age seventeen, w /5.

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Nights in Iraq Shant Kenderian What happened next is the subject of Nights in Iraq, Kenderian's stirring memoir of his forced service in the Iraqi navy, his capture by the Americans during the First Gulf War in and his ceaseless quest to return to the U.S. 1, Nights, also known as The Thousand and One Nights or Arabian Nights, is a collection of Middle Eastern and South Asian folk tales that were originally published together during the Islamic Golden Age.

The stories — from historical tales to tragic romances to comedies — were collected over many centuries by a huge range of scholars and rafaelrvalcarcel.com: Courtney Stanley.

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A true account. Chicago student held POW during Desert Storm/5(9). Feb 16,  · Suddenly forced onto the front lines, his two-week visit turned into a nightmare that lasted for ten years.

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Nights in Iraq: The Shocking Story of an American Forced to Fight for Saddam Against the Country He Loves Shant Kenderian, Author. Atria $15 (p) ISBN The Thousand and One Nights, collection of largely Middle Eastern and Indian stories of uncertain date and authorship.

Its tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sindbad the Sailor have almost become part of Western folklore, though these were added to the collection only in. Nights in Iraq: Shant Kenderian is notable as an Iraqi-born United States citizen who became an American prisoner-of-war after being forced to fight against the United States in the Persian Gulf War.

He wrote a book about his adventures, and is currently an engineer in Pasadena. Biography. Shant Genre: war nonfiction. This page contains details about the Fiction book One Thousand and One Nights by India/Iran/Iraq/Egypt published in This book is the 37th greatest Fiction book of all time as determined by rafaelrvalcarcel.com For this revised edition of The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night all names of persons and places and all Arabic words retained in the text have, where necessary, been compared with and corrected by Macnaghten’s Calcutta Edition of the original (– 42).

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The first English-language version of “ Nights” was printed inbut this “book” is actually a composite of stories, some of which date back to the 9th-century Arabic writings and even earlier.

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