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Author McDonald, Michelle.

Title The kiss of Saddam / Michelle McDonald
Published St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2009


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  956.7044092 Masson Mcd/Kos  AVAILABLE
Description 243 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 23 cm
regular print
Summary "After growing up in a privileged and cosmopolitan Iraq during the 1950s and 1960s, Selma Masson is plunged into a world of despair and intrigue when she discovers first-hand the brutality of her country's dictator. While Iraqi Ambassador to Spain, her husband is imprisoned and tortured by the Hussein government - for Selma, securing his freedom will mean an unforgettable encounter with Saddam Hussein." "The Kiss of Saddam takes you on Selma's incredible journey, drawing an evocative picture of life in Iraq. It shows just what one woman will do to save the people she loves."--Back cover
Subject Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006.
Masson, Selma
Muhsin, Selma
Diplomats' spouses -- Iraq -- Biography.
Women -- Iraq -- Biography.
SUBJECT Iraq -- Politics and government -- 2003-
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1991-2003.
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1979-1991.
Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1979-
Genre/Form Biography.
ISBN 9780702237119 paperback