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Young Jawad, born to a traditional Shi'ite family of corpse washers and shrouders in Baghdad, decides to abandon the family tradition, choosing instead to become a sculptor, to celebrate life rather than tend to death. He enters Baghdad's Academy of Fine Arts in the late 1980s, in defiance of his father's wishes and determined to forge his own path. But the circumstances of history dictate otherwise. Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and the economic sanctions of the 1990s destroy the socioeconomic fabric of society. The 2003 ...

The Corpse Washer 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781511392891

MP3 format

The Corpse Washer 2014, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300205640

Trade paperback

The Corpse Washer 2013, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300190601