Home » Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq by Ghaith Abdul-Ahad
Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad

Published
ISBN : 9781931498982
Paperback
192 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

Four award-winning photojournalists show the world truths-up close and personal - about the war and everyday life in Iraq. Working independently, they have run the risks and spent the time it takes to build rapport with Iraqi civilians and insurgentsMoreFour award-winning photojournalists show the world truths-up close and personal - about the war and everyday life in Iraq. Working independently, they have run the risks and spent the time it takes to build rapport with Iraqi civilians and insurgents alike, and their lenses report with a depth and eloquence uncommon in the chaotic, fast-paced environment of war.About the Photographers:Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, a rising star in Iraqi journalism, has gained extraordinary access behind the scenes of both Sunni and Shiite insurgency movements.Kael Alford is one of a handful of freelance photographers who remained in Baghdad throughout the US-led bombing and invasion in March 2003.Thorne Anderson worked in Iraq during the sanctions period before the 2003 invasion. He has returned several times since, and spent three days in the besieged shrine of Imam Ali in Najaf while the Mehdi militia battled with US forces.After Rita Leistner was abducted and robbed by Sunni Insurgents in May 2004, she returned to Iraq a fourth time in June.About the Writers:Foreword by Phillip Jones Griffiths, author of Vietnam Inc. (Phaidon Press, 0714841528) and introduction by Phillip Robertson, a writer for Salon.com.