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Sand queen

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Published by Soho Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women soldiers,
  • Americans,
  • Iraq War, 2003-,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Nineteen-year-old Kate Brady"s vision of bringing honor to her family and democracy to the Middle East is tarnished when she joins the Army only to be assigned to a forgotten corner of the Iraq desert in 2003 as a prison guard, but she become acquainted with Naema Jassim, an Iraqi medical student whose father and brother are detainees, and through their parallel struggles to survive and hold tight to the people they love, the young women have a profound affect on each other"s lives.

    Edition Notes

    StatementHelen Benedict
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.E5397 S26 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25138431M
    ISBN 101569479666
    ISBN 109781569479667
    LC Control Number2011013334
    OCLC/WorldCa681488810

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