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American War (French Edition) by [Omar El Akkad, Laurent Barucq]

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American War (French Edition) Kindle Edition

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Une nouvelle guerre a éclaté aux États-Unis opposant le Nord aux États sudistes rebelles à tout contrôle des énergies fossiles. Sarat Chestnut a six ans quand son père est tué et qu'elle doit rejoindre un camp de réfugiés avec sa famille. Cette tragédie signe la fin d'une enfance ensoleillée près du Mississippi. D'une fillette curieuse et vive, Sarat se mue au fil des épreuves et des injustices en une héroïne insaisissable, féroce, révoltée. Bientôt, sous l'influence d'un homme qui la prend sous son aile, elle se transformera en une impitoyable machine de guerre. Portrait d'un conflit dévastateur qui détruit l'espoir et l'humain sur son passage, American War fait écho à toutes les luttes fratricides qui naissent aux quatre coins du monde. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Omar El Akkad est né en Égypte, au Caire. Il a travaillé en tant que journaliste pour le Globe and Mail, et son reportage sur un complot terroriste en 2006 lui a valu le National Newspaper Award for Investigative Reporting. Son travail l'a aussi amené à traiter des interventions de l'OTAN en Afghanistan, des procès militaires liés au Camp de Guantanamo, du Printemps Arabe et du mouvement Black Lives Matter. Il vit aujourd'hui dans l'Oregon. --This text refers to the pocket_book edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0719WT776
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Flammarion (Aug. 23 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ French
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1283 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 450 pages
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Omar El Akkad was born in Cairo, Egypt, and grew up in Doha, Qatar, before moving to Canada. He worked as a journalist at The Globe and Mail, and his coverage of a 2006 terror plot earned him a National Newspaper Award for Investigative Reporting. His other journalistic work includes dispatches from the NATO-led war in Afghanistan, the military trials at Guantánamo Bay, the Arab Spring revolution in Egypt, and the Black Lives Matter movement in Ferguson, Missouri. He has also received the Goff Penny Memorial Prize for Young Journalists, as well as three National Magazine Award honourable mentions. He is a graduate of Queen's University. He now lives with his wife in the woods just south of Portland, Oregon.

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