The Resource Hear our defeats, (ebook)

Hear our defeats, (ebook)

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Hear our defeats
Title
Hear our defeats
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Language
eng
Summary
Timely and provocative, Hear Our Defeats is a novel about the battles that define us. The battles lost, won, and those still being fought. A French intelligence officer, Assem, is tasked with tracking down a former member of the U.S. Special Forces suspected of drug trafficking during the War in Afghanistan. En route to Beirut he shares a night with Miriam, an Iraqi archaeologist, who is in a race against time to save ancient artifacts across the Middle East from the destruction wreaked by ISIS. Woven into these two forceful, gripping storylines are stylish meditations on humankind's bellicose history: Hannibal's failed march on Rome and the burning of his fleet on the waters of the Mediterranean; Grant's pursuit of the Confederates into rural Virginia; Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse; and Emperor Haile Selassie's swift retreat from Ethiopia. All turning points in world history, each showing a different facet of how nations and individuals face defeat. Gaud<U+00da> writes with a riveting immediacy, seamlessly taking the reader across the battlefields of our past to reflect upon the implications of conflicts being waged today
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Midwest
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Gaudé, Laurent
Dewey number
843.92
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Intelligence officers
  • Women archaeologists
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adult
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Hear our defeats, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609455026
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12282987
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12282987
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MWT12282987
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hear our defeats, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609455026
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12282987
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12282987
System control number
MWT12282987
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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