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No Friend But the Mountains

Writing from Manus Prison

Behrouz Boochani

“Our government jailed his body, but his soul remained that of a free man.” — From the Foreword by Man Booker Prize–winning author Richard FlanaganIn 2013, Kurdish-Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island, a refugee detention centre off the coast of Australia.He has been there ever since.This book is the result. La...
Publish Date
2019
June 4
First Published in 2018
Goodreads rating
4.04
ISBN
9781487006839
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
Dec 02, 2019
Great book Essential reading for all Australians who want to know how our gov't treats innocent people simply looking for a safe place to be: we put them in shocking danger and drive them mad. Probably not read by those devout Christians @ScottMorrisonMP and @[email protected]_MP      source
Nov 15, 2019
Extremely thrilled with #BehrouzBoochani freedom, and now is a great occasion to recommend his book on being illegally detained in Manus Island 's horrific conditions. It's a book that was written one text message at a time on a secret mobile phone in prison      source