Consequence

Consequence

A Memoir

eBook - 2016
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This "is the story of Eric Fair, a kid who grew up in the shadows of crumbling Bethlehem Steel plants nurturing a strong faith and a belief that he was called to serve his country. It is a story of a man who chases his own demons from Egypt, where he served as an Army translator, to a detention center in Iraq, to seminary at Princeton, and eventually, to a heart transplant ward at the University of Pennsylvania"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2016]
ISBN: 9781627795142
1627795146
1627795138
9781627795135
Characteristics: 1 online resource (240 pages)

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Eric Fair worked as an interrogator at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq in 2004, participating in or witnessing aggressive interrogation techniques such as sleep deprivation, exposure and isolation. In this stark, haunting memoir, Fair offers no excuses and finds no redemption as he gives a startling an... Read More »


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Oct 29, 2016

Eric had a strong faith to serve his country. He becomes an interrogator. 2004 he starts having nightmares of people he tortured in Iraq. Later in life it effected his marriage and health.
If it bothered him so much, he did have opportunities to quit, but he didn't.
I think the author writes the way he talks, so it lost me at times and is why I gave it a lower rating.

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heidiup1
Aug 26, 2016

Definitely worth reading.

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Nov 07, 2016

runningbeat thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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