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    DescriptionIn the spring of 1996, armed men broke into a Trappist monastery in war-torn Algeria and took seven monks hostage, using them as pawns in a murky plot to free imprisoned terrorists. Two months later the monk's severed heads were found in a tree, their bodies were never recovered. The village of Tibhirine had sprung up around the monastery because it was a holy place, protected by the Virgin Mary who is revered by Christians and Muslims alike. But napalm, helicopters and gunfire had become regular accompaniments to the monastic routine as the violence engulfing Algeria drew close to the isolated cloister. These seven monks were martyrs to their Muslim neighbours, whom they refused to desert in their hour of need.


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    Title
    The Monks of Tibhirine
    Subtitle
    Faith, Love and Terror in Algeria
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John W. Kiser
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312302948
    ISBN 10: 0312302940
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BIC subject category V2: JPWL, JFSR2
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: HRH, HRCX8
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBA
    BIC subject category V2: HRLP7
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    B&T Approval Code: A15503000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Approval Code: A13706050
    DC22: 271/.1250653
    LC classification: BX4155 .K47 2003
    LC subject heading: , , , , , , ,
    DC21: 271.1250653
    LC classification: BX4155
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO018000
    Thema V1.0: DNBX
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    8pp b&w photographs, 2 maps
    Publisher
    St Martin's Press
    Imprint name
    St Martin's Press
    Publication date
    13 March 2003
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    John Kiser is the author of "Communist Entrepreneurs: Unknown Innovators in the Global Economy "and "Stefan Zweig: Death of a Modern Man. "A former international technology broker, he has an M.A. from Columbia University in European History and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. His articles have been published in "Foreign Policy" magazine, the "Harvard Business Review," the "Washington Post," and the "Wall Street Journal." He lives with his family in Sperryville, Virginia.