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The Resource Five years of my life : an innocent man in Guantanamo, by Murat Kurnaz ; with Helmut Kuhn ; translated by Jefferson Chase ; foreword by Patti Smith

Five years of my life : an innocent man in Guantanamo, by Murat Kurnaz ; with Helmut Kuhn ; translated by Jefferson Chase ; foreword by Patti Smith

Label
Five years of my life : an innocent man in Guantanamo
Title
Five years of my life
Title remainder
an innocent man in Guantanamo
Statement of responsibility
by Murat Kurnaz ; with Helmut Kuhn ; translated by Jefferson Chase ; foreword by Patti Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
In October 2001, nineteen-year-old Murat Kurnaz traveled to Pakistan to visit a madrassa. During a security check a few weeks after his arrival, he was arrested without explanation and for a bounty of $3,000, the Pakistani police sold him to U.S. forces. He later he was flown to Guantanamo as Prisoner #61. For more than 1,600 days, he was kept in a cage and endured daily interrogations, solitary confinement, and sleep deprivation. Finally, in August 2006, Kurnaz was released, with acknowledgment of his innocence
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurnaz, Murat
Dewey number
  • 973.931092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the German
LC call number
KZ6496
LC item number
.K8713 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kurnaz, Murat
  • Prisoners of war
  • Human rights
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
  • Military bases, American
  • Detention of persons
  • War and emergency powers
  • Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp
Label
Five years of my life : an innocent man in Guantanamo, by Murat Kurnaz ; with Helmut Kuhn ; translated by Jefferson Chase ; foreword by Patti Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Frankfurt Airport -- Peshawar, Pakistan -- Kandahar, Afghanistan -- Kusca, Turkey -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp X-Ray / Photographs -- Bremen, Hemelingen -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp X-Ray -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp Delta -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp Echo -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp 4 -- Ramstein Air Base, Germany -- Bremen, Hemelingen
Control code
ocn141854175
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780230614413
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007023633
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)141854175
Label
Five years of my life : an innocent man in Guantanamo, by Murat Kurnaz ; with Helmut Kuhn ; translated by Jefferson Chase ; foreword by Patti Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Frankfurt Airport -- Peshawar, Pakistan -- Kandahar, Afghanistan -- Kusca, Turkey -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp X-Ray / Photographs -- Bremen, Hemelingen -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp X-Ray -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp Delta -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp Echo -- Guantanamo Bay, Camp 4 -- Ramstein Air Base, Germany -- Bremen, Hemelingen
Control code
ocn141854175
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
255 p.
Isbn
9780230614413
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007023633
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)141854175

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