Stewart chronicles his 11 months of negotiating hostage releases, holding elections, and splicing together some semblance of an infrastructure in an impoverished region of southern Iraq.Stewart chronicles his 11 months of negotiating hostage releases, holding elections, and splicing together some semblance of an infrastructure in an impoverished region of southern Iraq.Read Less
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Once I finished this book I wanted to start reading it again. It is a great book to see what is going on day to day to unit people who have diverse ideas on what they want in a government. Mr. Stewart's writing style makes you feel like he is talking to you in person.
Jul 19, 2007
Beyond the Din
Rory Stewart gives a peek into a portion of the middle east that the west does not and maybe never will understand. Over the year the author carries us from "startup problems" to almost despair but always with affection for the people. If you are tired of the standard news reports and flashing images try this book I highly recommend it.
Apr 23, 2007
I think of this as a must read for anybody who wonders about one or more countries trying to effect change in another country. Equally important is the simple fact that Rory Stewart's style is wonderfully clear and engaging. You may disagree with his implied conclusions, but I think you will enjoy your journey to those conclusions.
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