The Actual True Story of Ahmed and Zarga

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$22.95  $21.11
Publisher
Ohio University Press
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Pages
176
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 0.6 inches | 0.44 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780821424384
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About the Author

Mohamedou Ould Slahi is the son of a Mauritanian camel herder. Known internationally for his bestselling Guantánamo Diary, a searing memoir of the neocolonial hell of the United States's War on Terror, he returns to the world of his childhood in this poetic, intimate tale woven from the life and the stories of a culture on the brink of disappearing. Photo with Larry Siems courtesy the author.

Larry Siems is the chief of staff for the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University and a previous director of Freedom to Write and International Programs at PEN. His articles and books address immigration, human rights, and free expression. He edited, annotated, and introduced Mohamedou Ould Slahi's memoir, Guantánamo Diary. Author photo by Donna F. Aceto.