Sand Queen

Sand Queen

Book - 2011
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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.
Publisher: New York : Soho Press, c2011
Description: 315 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9781569479667
Branch Call Number: Bene


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Aug 23, 2012

This is an exceptional read. It gives both sides of the Iraq war from an Iraqi and female U.S. soldier's perspective.
Graphic and strong language. It's a must read if you want to understand what is really happening over there.

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