The infernal : a novel
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[Minneapolis, Minnesota] : Graywolf, [2015].
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Central - Adult Fiction  1 available
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Book
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426 pages ; 23 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781555977016, 1555977014

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"In the early years of the Iraq war, a severely burned boy appears on a remote rock formation in the Akkad valley. A shadowy, powerful group within the US government speculates: Who is he? Where did he come from? And, crucially, what does he know? In pursuit of that information, an interrogator is summoned from his prison cell, and a hideous and forgotten apparatus of torture, which extracts "perfect confessions," is retrieved from the vaults. Over the course of four days, a cavalcade of voices rises up from the Akkad boy, each one striving to tell his or her own story. Some of these voices are familiar: Osama Bin Laden, L. Paul Bremer, Condoleezza Rice, Mark Zuckerberg. Others are less so. But each one has a role in the world shaped by the war on terror. Each wants to tell us: this is the world as it exists in our innermost selves. This is what has been and what might be" --,provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Doten, M. (2015). The infernal: a novel . Graywolf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Doten, Mark. 2015. The Infernal: A Novel. [Minneapolis, Minnesota]: Graywolf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Doten, Mark. The Infernal: A Novel [Minneapolis, Minnesota]: Graywolf, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Doten, Mark. The Infernal: A Novel Graywolf, 2015.

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