Long Shot

Long Shot My Life as a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

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Publisher's Synopsis

In September 2014, Azad Cudi became one of seventeen snipers deployed when ISIS, trying to shatter the Kurds in a decisive battle, besieged the northern city of Kobani. In LONG SHOT, he tells the inside story of how a group of activists and idealists withstood a ferocious assault and, street by street, house by house, took back their land in a victory that was to prove the turning point in the war against ISIS. By turns devastating, inspiring and lyrical, this is a unique account of modern war and of the incalculable price of victory as a few thousand men and women achieved the impossible and kept their dream of freedom alive.

Book information

ISBN: 9781474609791
Publisher: Orion
Imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Pub date:
DEWEY: 956.910423092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xi, 253 , 8 unnumbered of plates
Weight: 252g
Height: 128mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 20mm