The Resource The rope : a novel, Kanan Makiya, (electronic resource)

The rope : a novel, Kanan Makiya, (electronic resource)

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The rope : a novel
Title
The rope
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kanan Makiya
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Language
eng
Summary
From the best-selling author of Republic of Fear, a gritty, unflinching, haunting novel about Iraqi failure in the wake of the 2003 American war. Told from the perspective of a Shi'ite militiaman whose participation in the execution of Saddam Hussein changes his life in ways he could not anticipate, the novel examines the birth of sectarian politics out of a legacy of betrayal and victimhood.A nameless narrator stumbles upon a corpse on the day of the fall of Saddam Hussein. Swept up in the tumultuous politics of the American occupation, he is taken on a journey that concludes with the discovery of what happened to his father, who disappeared in the tyrant's gulag in 1991. His questions about his father, like those surrounding the mysterious corpse outside his house, were ignored by his mother, and by his uncle, in whose house he was raised. But he is older now, and a fighter in his uncle's Army of the Awaited One, which is leading an insurrection against the occupation. Clues accumulate: a letter surreptitiously delivered to his mother during his father's imprisonment; stories told by his dying grandfather. Not until the last hour before the tyrant's execution is the narrator given the final piece of the puzzle. It comes from Saddam Hussein himself. It is a story about loyalty and betrayal, victims turned victimizers, secrecy and loss--and identity: the haste with which it is cobbled together, or undone, always at terrible cost. It is a story that will stay with readers long after they finish the final page
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Makiya, Kanan
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PS3613.A357
LC item number
R67 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Steve West and John Lee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • West, Steve
  • Lee, John Rafter
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  • Iraq
  • Iraq
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Label
The rope : a novel, Kanan Makiya, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 42 min., 16 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780735205970
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computer
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rdamedia
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e4c44d8e-a6d1-4289-9c6b-45382474bce7
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sound
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other
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(OCoLC)945367198
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Label
The rope : a novel, Kanan Makiya, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 42 min., 16 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735205970
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e4c44d8e-a6d1-4289-9c6b-45382474bce7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)945367198
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not applicable
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