Share this content on Facebook!
26 Jun 2017

I, Who Did Not Die

by Zahed Haftlang

rating: 5.0 (17 reviews)

>>>DOWNLOAD BOOK I, Who Did Not Die

>>>ONLINE BOOK I, Who Did Not Die

Khorramshahr, Iran, May 1982—It was the bloodiest battle of one of the most brutal wars of the twentieth century, and Najah, a twenty-nine-year-old wounded Iraqi conscript, was face to face with a thirteen-year-old Iranian child soldier who was ordered to kill him. Instead, the boy committed an astonishing act of mercy. It was an act that decades later would save his own life.

This is a remarkable story. It is gut-wrenching, essential, and astonishing. It’s a war story. A love story. A page-turner of vast moral dimensions. An eloquent and haunting act of witness to horrors beyond grimmest fiction, and a thing of towering beauty. More importantly, it is a story that must be told, and a richly textured view into an overlooked conflict and misunderstood region. This is the great untold story of the children and young men whose lives were sacrificed at the whim of vicious dictators and pointless, barbaric wars.

Little has been written of the Iran-Iraq war, which was among the most brutal conflicts of the twentieth century, one fought with chemical weapons, ballistic missiles, and cadres of child soldiers.

The numbers involved are staggering:
—All told, it claimed 700,000 lives—200,000 Iraqis, and 500,000 Iranians.
—Young men of military service age—eighteen and above in Iraq, fifteen and above in Iran—died in the greatest numbers.
—80,000 Iranian child soldiers were killed, mostly between the ages of sixteen and seventeen.
—The two countries spent a combined 1.1 trillion dollars fighting the war.

Rarely does this kind of reportage succeed so power- fully as literature. More rarely still does such searingly brilliant literature—fit to stand beside Remarque, Hemingway, and O’Brien—emerge from behind “enemy” lines.

But Zahed, a child, and Najah, a young restaurateur, are rare men—not just survivors, but masterful, wondrously gifted storytellers. Written with award-winning journalist Meredith May, this is literature of a very high order, set down with passion, urgency, and consummate skill. This story is an affirmation that, in the end, it is our humanity that transcends politics and borders and saves us all.

rank: #291,281
price: $16.46
bound: 288 pages
publisher: Regan Arts. (March 28, 2017)
lang: English
asin: B01IA7TLL8
filesize: 3791 KB

I, Who Did Not Die book download fb2
I, Who Did Not Die format eReader thepiratebay text online
I, Who Did Not Die italian how read price download —Āhapter
I, Who Did Not Die book for mac
I, Who Did Not Die free txt
I, Who Did Not Die book in English
I, Who Did Not Die book SkyDrive
I, Who Did Not Die store book
I, Who Did Not Die book ZippyShare
I, Who Did Not Die audiobook free
I, Who Did Not Die free download mobile pdf
I, Who Did Not Die book online
I, Who Did Not Die purchase book
I, Who Did Not Die book zipshare

I, Who Did Not Die


ONLINE BOOK Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 2017
Backpacking 101: Choose the Right Gear, Plan Your Ultimate Trip, Cook Hearty and Energizing Trail Meals, Be Prepared for Emergencies, Conquer Your Backpacking Adventures download epub mobi pdf fb2
[PDF] The Pirate of Hitchfield
[PDF] Willow Acorn's River Journey
Inner Light download epub mobi pdf fb2
ONLINE BOOK The Nine Worlds: Stories From Norse Mythology
Love is Cthulhu download epub mobi pdf fb2
The Big Book of Beasts Yuval Zommer
[PDF] Delicious Dessert Recipes for Every Dessert Lover: A cookbook packed with a variety of dessert recipes sure to please everyone
Fear No Distance: A Journey to Life without Limits download epub mobi pdf fb2


There isn't any comment in this page yet!

Do you want to be the first commenter?

New Comment

Full Name:
E-Mail Address:
Your website (if exists):
Your Comment:
Security code: