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Patti Smith

Murat Kurnaz is a Turkish citizen and legal resident of Germany, where he was born in 1982. He was in the process of becoming a German citizen when he was arrested in Pakistan and held prisoner for five years. He now lives in Germany. Five Years of My Life is his first book.



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Five Years of My Life
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Five Years of My Life

Murat Kurnaz; foreword by Patti Smith
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

In October 2001, nineteen-year-old Murat Kurnaz traveled to Pakistan to visit a madrassa. During a security check a few weeks after his arrival, he was arrested without explanation and for a bounty...

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