From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant

by Alex Gilvarry

From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant

Paperback, 302 pages, Penguin Books, List Price: $16 | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

Title
From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant
Author
Alex Gilvarry

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Other editions available for purchase:

Hardcover, 302 pages, Penguin Group USA, $26.95, published January 5 2012 | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

Title
From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant
Author
Alex Gilvarry

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Book Summary

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.

NPR stories about From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant

New In Paperback

Dec. 24-30: A Spy, A Marshal, An Eavesdropper And A Guantanamo First

The famous prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, became a source of unlikely inspiration for debut novelist Alex Gilvarry. His dark first novel, From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant, follows an aspiring fashion designer named Boy from his home in the Philippines to New York. When one of the people who fund his fashion label ends up implicating him in a terrorist plot, he becomes the first man arrested on U.S. soil to be captured and sent to Guantanamo Bay. As Gilvarry

Reviews From The NPR Community

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.