Every Man in This Village Is A Liar

Every Man in This Village Is A Liar

An Education in War

eBook - 2010
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"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.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385532686
0385532687
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 257 p.)
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.
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.

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Sep 25, 2012

Excellent book. Well written and very thoughtful.

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