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    • The Dawn Prayer (or How to Survive in a Secret Syrian Terrorist Prison)

    • By: Matthew Schrier
    • Narrated by: Michael David Axtell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 14
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      5 out of 5 stars 14

    On New Year's Eve in 2012, Matthew Schrier was headed home from Syria, where he'd been photographing the country's civil war. Just 45 minutes from the safety of the Turkish border, he was taken prisoner by the al-Nusra Front. Over the next seven months he would endure torture and near starvation in six brutal terrorist prisons. And, eventually, he would escape. In this gripping, raw, and surprisingly funny memoir, Schrier details the horrifying and frequently surreal experience of being a slight, wisecracking Jewish guy held captive by the world's most violent Islamic extremists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite book

    • By Anonymous User on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $24.47