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The Occupation by Patrick Cockburn
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Sep 17, 2007 | ISBN 9781844671649

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“A wealth of telling detail.”—New York Times

“Cockburn’s account of the evolving conflict … is informed by his keen personal observations and understanding of the complexities and horrors of daily life in Iraq.”—Library Journal

“Of the raft of books about the calamitous mismanagement of the intervention in Iraq, The Occupation is probably the most readable and certainly the only one that—even if only in the driest possible way—manages to be amusing.”—Christopher Hitchens

“A masterpiece of journalism.”—A. N. Wilson, Evening Standard

“From the front line itself, the brilliant and brave Patrick Cockburn has produced one of the best books of the year.”—James Naughtie, The Herald

“Brilliantly told … No Western reporter knows the country better.”—John Freeman, The Plain Dealer

“A necessary book.”—Guardian

“One of the most accurate and intrepid journalists in Iraq.”—Sidney Blumenthal, Salon

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