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A blog for my academic ideas, more or less.

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  • Prisoners of Hope: The Story of Our Captivity and Freedom in Afghanistan by Dayna Curry and Heather Mercer, with Stacy Mattingly
  • Bruchko: The Astonishing True Story of a 19-Year-Old American, His Capture by the Motilone Indians and His Adventures in Christianizing the Stone Age Tribe by Bruce Olson
  • Escape in Iraq: The Thomas Hamill Story by Thomas Hamill, Paul T Brown and Jay Langston
  • American Hostage: A Memoir of a Journalist Kidnapped in Iraq and the Remarkable Battle to Win His Release by Micah Garen and Marie-Helene Carleton
  • Guests of the Ayatollah: The Iran Hostage Crisis – The First Battle in America’s War with Militant Islam by Mark Bowden
  • Long March to Freedom: Tom Hargrove’s Own Story of his Kidnapping By Colombian Narco-Guerillas by Tom Hargrove
  • Den of Lions: A Startling Memoir of Survival and Triumph by Terry Anderson
  • 13 Days of Terror: Held Hostage by Al-Qaeda Linked Extremists — A True Story by Greg Williams

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