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Author Alsamari, Lewis.

Title Escape from Saddam : the incredible true story of one man's journey to freedom / Lewis Alsamari.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Graves-Hume PL Adult Biography - GVHY-12  B ALS    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  B ALSAM    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Biography - MPLG-6  B ALS    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  956.7044 ALS    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  956.7044 ALSAMARI    AVAILABLE
Edition First American edition.
Description 295 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Originally published as Out of Iraq: London : Bantam, 2007.
Contents The escape -- The interrogation -- The shadow of a tyrants -- The road to al-Mansour -- A shot in the dark -- Baghdad -- A journey at night -- No going back -- Amman -- The comfort of strangers -- Caught -- The smuggler -- The kiss -- A knock at the door -- The devil, Iblis -- Going back -- The genuine man -- Epilogue.
Summary An Iraqi-born actor raised in England describes how a visit to his homeland led to his being conscripted into the Iraqi army and selected for Saddam's elite intelligence service, driving him to make a desperate escape from his native land.
Subject Alsamari, Lewis.
Iraqis -- Biography.
Refugees -- Iraq -- Biography.
Added Title Out of Iraq
ISBN 9780307394019

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