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Author Anderson, Scott, 1959-

Title Triage / Scott Anderson
Published London : Pan Books, 1999


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  810.54 A5498 A6/T  AVAILABLE
Description 235 pages ; 20 cm
Summary "When American photo-journalist Mark Walsh is wounded by an artillery shell in Kurdistan, he finds himself a patient in the Harir Cave - a primitive local hospital where a man's future is deceded by the random choice of a coloured chip. Desperate to survive, Mark fakes a recovery and returns to his girlfriend, Elena, in New York, but there life seems to desert him and gradually he becomes crippled both physically and emotionally. Redemption takes the unlikely form of Dr. Joaquin Morales, Elena's grandfather, who 'purified' Franco's officers after the Spanish Civil War and whose persistent questioning finally uncovers the tragedy of Mark's role in Kurdistan and the frightening secret he is compelled to keep hidden. But for decades Joaquin has been concealing secrets of his own and, in a mesmerizing conclusion to the novel, the two men are forced to acknowledge their own shameful contributions to the atrocities of war." -- BOOK JACKET
Notes Originally published: New York : Scribner, 1998
Subject War correspondents -- United States -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
Romance fiction.
LC no. 00001460
ISBN 0330368540 paperback