The Hunter, the Hammer, and Heaven

The Hunter, the Hammer, and Heaven

[journeys to Three Worlds Gone Mad]

Book - 2002
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Baker & Taylor
The author and adventurer recounts his experiences traveling to three countries ravaged by war and continuing conflict--the West African country of Sierra Leone, the breakaway republic of Chechnya, and Bougainville, an island in the South Pacific.

Globe Fearon Co
A firsthand exploration of war and the people who survive it in three of the most war-ravaged countries on earth: Sierra Leone, Chechnya, and Bougainville.


Book News
The author recounts his travels in three war-torn areas of the globe. In Sierra Leone he witnesses the ravages of civil war and profiles the mercenaries, militias, and profit seekers that seek to use the war for their own goals. He visits another country's "War on Terrorism" as he travels the mujahedeen trails in Chechnya and witnesses the Russian attacks on Grozny. Finally, on the small South Pacific island of Bougainville, he seeks out the elusive leader of the guerilla movement seeking independence from Papua New Guinea. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, c2002
Description: vi, 316 p. : maps. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781585744169
1585744166
Branch Call Number: 966.404 Pel

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