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Fixing hell: [an Army psychologist confronts Abu Ghraib] [electronic resource].

James, Larry C. (Author). Freeman, Gregory A. (Added Author). Kramer, Eric Allan, 1962- (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781600243608 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1600243606 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Hachette Audio : 2008.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Eric Kramer.
Summary, etc.: In April 2004, the world was shocked by the brutal pictures of beatings, dog attacks, sex acts, and the torture of prisoners held at Abu Ghraib in Iraq. As the story broke, and the world began to learn about the extent of the horrors that occurred there, the US Army dispatched Col. Larry James to Abu Ghraib with an overwhelming assignment: to dissect this catastrophe, fix it, and prevent it from ever happening again. A nationally well-known and respected Army Psychologist, Col. James's expertise (including a previous deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba) made him the one individual capable of taking on this enormous task. Through Col. James's own experience on the ground, readers will see the tightrope military personnel must walk while fighting in the still new battlefield of the war on terror, the challenge of serving as both a doctor/healer and combatant soldier, and what can (and must) be done to ensure that interrogations are safe, moral, ethical, and effective. An insightful and intense personal narrative, Fixing Hell shows readers Abu Ghraib as they've never seen it before.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: James, Larry C.
Abu Ghraib Prison.
Psychologists > United States > Biography.
Military psychiatry > Iraq.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Personal narratives, American.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Prisoners and prisons, American.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Psychological aspects.
Prisoners of war > Abuse of > Iraq > Prevention.

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