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Five Years of My Life

An Innocent Man in Guantanamo

by Murat Kurnaz, Helmut Kuhn, Jefferson Chase and Patti Smith

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Five Years of My Life
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An Innocent Man in Guantanamo
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A former prisoner at Guantanamo describes how, in October 2001, he was arrested by police during a visit to Pakistan, sold to U.S. forces, and imprisoned in Afghanistan and in Guantanamo, where he endured more than 1,600 days of torture, interrogation, and solitary confinement before being released with acknowledgement of his innocence. 30,000 first printing.

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