From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant

by Alex Gilvarry

From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant

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Relocating to New York after finishing design school, Boyet Hernandez embarks on a promising career only to be wrongly accused of terrorist ties and locked up indefinitely in a tiny cell where he frantically prepares for a trial.

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