Saddam City

by Mahmoud Saeed

Publisher: Saqi in London

Written in English
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  • Baghdad (Iraq)


  • Hussein, Saddam, 1937- -- In literature.,
  • Torture in literature.,
  • Baghdad (Iraq) -- In literature.

Edition Notes

StatementMahmoud Saeed ; translated from the Arabic by Ahmad Sadri.
ContributionsSadri, Ahmad.
LC ClassificationsPJ7862.A5236 S23 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination130 p. ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3458258M
ISBN 100863563503
LC Control Number2005391014

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The area was one of the poorest in the country, and Saddam himself grew up in father died before he was born, and he went at an early age to live with an uncle in Baghdad. He joined the Baʿth Party in In he participated in an unsuccessful attempt by Baʿthists to.

Saddam Hussein kept 'secret torture chamber' in New York City townhouse. The 'detention room' was reportedly installed by the dictator decades ago.