The Prince Of The Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards Of A Year In Iraq

Paperback | September 4, 2007

byRory Stewart

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In August 2003, Rory Stewart took a taxi from Jordan to Baghdad. A Farsi-speaking British diplomat, he was soon appointed deputy governor of Amarah and then Nasiriyah, provinces in the remote, impoverished marsh region of southern Iraq. Stewart takes us inside the occupation and beyond the Green Zone, introducing us to a colourful cast of Iraqis and revealing the complexity and fragility of a society we struggle to understand.

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In August 2003, Rory Stewart took a taxi from Jordan to Baghdad. A Farsi-speaking British diplomat, he was soon appointed deputy governor of Amarah and then Nasiriyah, provinces in the remote, impoverished marsh region of southern Iraq. Stewart takes us inside the occupation and beyond the Green Zone, introducing us to a colourful cast...

Rory Stewart has written for the New York Times Magazine, Granta, and the London Review of Books, and is the author of The Prince of the Marshes. A former fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, he was awarded the Order of the British Empire by the British government for serv...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.3 × 5.3 × 1.07 inPublished:September 4, 2007Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143056530

ISBN - 13:9780143056539

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