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    DescriptionThe first full reckoning of what actually happened at Abu Ghraib prison-"one of the most devastating of the many books on Iraq" ("The New York Times Book Review") A relentlesly surprising and perceptive account of the front lines of the war on terror, "Standard Operating Procedure" is a war story that takes its place among the classics. Acclaimed author Philip Gourevitch presents the story behind a defining moment in the war, and a defining moment in our understanding of ourselves- the infamous Abu Ghraib photographs of prisoner abuse. Drawing on Academy Award-winning filmmaker Errol Morris's astonishing interviews with the Americans who took and appeared in the pictures, "Standard Operating Procedure" is an utterly original book that stands to endure as essential reading long after the current war in Iraq passes from the headlines.


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    Title
    The Ballad of Abu Ghraib
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip Gourevitch, By (author) Errol Morris
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 286
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780143115397
    ISBN 10: 0143115391
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBQ
    BIC subject category V2: HBJK
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    B&T General Subject: 430
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    BIC subject category V2: HBWS5
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/21CNTY
    LC classification: E
    Abridged Dewey: 973
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027170
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 52
    BISAC V2.8: SOC058000
    DC21: 956.704437
    B&T Approval Code: A44350000
    DC22: 956.704437
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JFHC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027110, HIS036070
    Publisher
    Penguin Books
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books
    Publication date
    28 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    "Philip Gourevitch's exemplary book will take its toll for years."--"The New York Observer"