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Bali to Baghdad and beyond

Rodney D. Cocks

Bali to Baghdad and beyond

a young man"s story from the UN front lines

by Rodney D. Cocks

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books in Camberwell, Vic., Australia, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cocks, Rodney D,
  • United Nations -- Officials and employees, Australian -- Biography,
  • Bali Bombings, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 2002 -- Personal narratives,
  • Victims of terrorism -- Australia -- Biography,
  • Bombings -- Iraq -- Baghdad,
  • Afghan War, 2001- -- Personal narratives, Australian,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Personal narratives

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBali to Baghdad and beyond, a young man"s story from the United Nations front lines
    StatementRodney Cocks.
    GenrePersonal narratives., Biography., Personal narratives, Australian.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1977.8.O35 C63 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 291 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18458226M
    ISBN 100670042668
    LC Control Number2006373491

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    Oppenheim arrived in Constantinople April - proposing a tour of Asiatic Turkeysetting up jihad propaganda bureaux in ConstantinopleKonyaAleppoDamascusBeirut and Jerusalem. Another writer Adrian, who has done much research on Bali and took part to bring this book again to the readers who love Bali and eager to know all about this fascinating island. Well I'm not going to stop travelling. Since she is in Indonesia, and so her insightful tips will help every traveler. A Tale from Bali by Vicki Baum This slightly dry historical novel is based on the events leading up to the puputan in Denpasar.

    To know a lot about Bali and for many personal and insightful information, this book is a must-read one. Or at least until they ponder how they're going to get through Colombia. At times, the tragic blends into the absurd, as she tells of her family jumping out of bed to wash clothes and send e-mails in the middle of the night when the electricity is briefly restored, or of the ir quest to bury an elderly aunt when the mosques are all overbooked for wakes and the cemeteries are all full. Matt was held hostage for seven months with journalist Theo Curtis before escaping. We could spend more time in Labuan Bajo and use a live-on-board to hop from one island to another, but Flores is not just about Labuan Bajo and Komodo Island. Baghdad in early was the most dangerous city in the world.


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