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By Eric Fair

"A guy questions everything--his religion, his morality, his country--as he recounts his event as an interrogator in Iraq; an exceptional memoir and "an act of impressive bravery" (Phil Klay)

"Remarkable... either an agonized confession and a chilling reveal of 1 of the darkest interludes of the conflict on Terror. merely this type of braveness and honesty can convey the United States again to the democratic values that we're so rightfully proud of." --Sebastian Junger

Consequence is the tale of Eric reasonable, a child who grew up within the shadows of crumbling Bethlehem metal vegetation nurturing a robust religion and a trust that he was once known as to serve his kingdom. it's a tale of a guy who chases his personal demons from Egypt, the place he served as a military translator, to a reformatory in Iraq, to seminary at Princeton, and finally, to a center transplant ward on the college of Pennsylvania.

In 2004, after a number of months as an interrogator with a personal contractor in Iraq, Eric Fair's nightmares take new types: first, there were the shrinking desires; now the liquid desires commence. by the point he leaves Iraq after that first deployment (he will return), reasonable may have participated in or witnessed a number of competitive interrogation innovations together with sleep deprivation, rigidity positions, vitamin manipulation, publicity, and isolation. Years later, his wellbeing and fitness and marriage crumbling, haunted by way of the function he performed in what we now understand as "enhanced interrogation," it's Fair's wish to communicate out that turns into a key to his survival. Spare and haunting, Eric Fair's memoir is either a courageous, unrelenting confession and a publication that questions the very depths of who he, and we as a rustic, became.

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