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Title Poems from Guantánamo : the detainees speak / edited by Marc Falkoff ; preface by Flagg Miller ; afterword by Ariel Dorfman.
Imprint Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, [2007]
©2007

Subject Prisoners' writings, Arabic -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base -- Translations into English.
Prisoners' writings, Pushto -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base -- Translations into English.
Arabic poetry -- 21st century -- Translations into English.
Pushto poetry -- 21st century -- Translations into English.
War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Poetry.
Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba) -- Poetry.
Alt Name Falkoff, Marc.
Description 1 online resource (x, 72 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents They fight for peace / Shaker Abdurraheem Aamer -- O prison darkness / Abdulaziz -- I shall not complain / Abdulaziz -- To my father / Abdulla Thani Faris al-Anazi -- Lions in the cage / Ustad Badruzzaman Badr -- Homeward bound / Moazzam Begg -- Death poem / Jumah al Dossari -- They cannot help / Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost -- Cup poems 1. / Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost -- Cup poem 2 / Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost -- Two fragments / Shaikh Abdurraheem Muslim Dost -- First poem of my life / Mohammed El Gharani -- Humiliated in the shackles / Sami al Haj -- The truth / Emad Abdullah Hassan -- Is it true? / Osama Abu Kabir -- Hunger strike poem / Adnan Farhan Abdul Latif -- I am sorry, my brother / Othman Abdulraheem Mohammad -- Terrorist 2003 / Martin Mubanga -- I write my hidden longing / Abdulla Majid al Noaimi, the captive of dignity -- My heart was wounded by the strangeness / Abdulla Majid al Noaimi, the captive of dignity -- Ode to the sea / Ibrahim al Rubaish -- Even if the pain / Siddiq Turkestani.
Note Translated from more than one language.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Summary This collection gives voice to the men held at Guantanamo. Available only because of the tireless efforts of pro bono attorneys who submitted each line to Pentagon scrutiny, Poems from Guantanamo brings together twenty-two poems by seventeen detainees, most still at Guantanamo, in legal limbo.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781587297182 (electronic bk.)
1587297183 (electronic bk.)
9781587296062
1587296063
OCLC # 294859541
Additional Format Print version: Poems from Guantánamo. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2007 9781587296062 1587296063 (DLC) 2007007345 (OCoLC)85830658