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Joel Preston Smith: Night of a Thousand Stars and Other Portraits of Iraq

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona: Nazraeli Press, in association with the Joy of Giving Something, Inc. (JGS), 2006
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 1590051521
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 111014



First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with title stamped in black on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photgraphs and text by Joel Preston Smith. 128 pp., with 59 four-color plates and numerous additional illustrations. 11-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches.


Fine in Fine dust jacket.


From the publisher: "Night of a Thousand Stars documents--in text and photographs--life in Iraq before and after the U.S. invasion in 2003. Joel Preston Smith traveled in central and northern Iraq as an independent journalist, living with Iraqis and Kurds, and patrolling with U.S. soldiers. His book is the first comprehensive portrait of Iraqi society in a time of war, as seen from the perspective of both Iraqis and U.S. soldiers. But this is not a book of military and political analysis; Night of a Thousand Stars is a humanistic portrait, focusing heavily on Iraqi home, work and social life during the occupation."