A sliver of light: three Americans imprisoned in Iran

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Three young Americans captured by Iranian forces and held in captivity for two years tell their story. In summer 2009, Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, and Sarah Shourd were hiking in Iraqi Kurdistan when they unknowingly crossed into Iran and were captured by a border patrol. Accused of espionage, the three Americans ultimately found themselves in Tehran's infamous Evin Prison, where they discovered that pooling their strength of will and relying on each other were the only ways they could survive. In this poignant memoir, "the hikers" finally tell their side of the story. They recount the deception that lured them into Iran in the first place and describe the psychological torment of interrogation and solitary confinement. We follow them as they make surprising alliances with their fellow prisoners and even some of their captors, while their own bonds with each other are tested and deepened. Told through a bold and innovative interweaving of the authors' three voices, here is a rare glimpse inside Iran and a timeless portrayal of hardship and hope.
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subject_facet Americans -- Iran -- Biography, Audiobooks, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, Bauer, Shane -- Imprisonment, Fattal, Josh -- Imprisonment, Hikers -- Iraq -- Kurdistan -- Biography, Hikers -- Iraq -- Kurdistān -- Biography, Iran -- History -- 1997- -- Biography, Ivīn (Prison), Political prisoners -- Iran -- Biography, Shourd, Sarah -- Imprisonment
title_display A sliver of light : three Americans imprisoned in Iran
title_full A sliver of light : three Americans imprisoned in Iran [electronic resource] Bauer, Shane,, A sliver of light [sound recording] : three Americans imprisoned in Iran / by Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd
title_short A sliver of light :
title_sub three Americans imprisoned in Iran
topic_facet Americans, Bauer, Shane, Fattal, Josh, Hikers, History, Imprisonment, Political prisoners, Shourd, Sarah