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By Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, Sarah Shourd

3 younger american citizens captured by means of Iranian forces and held in captivity for 2 years inform their story.In summer time 2009, Shane Bauer, Joshua Fattal, and Sarah Shourd have been climbing in Iraqi Kurdistan after they unknowingly crossed into Iran and have been captured via a border patrol. Accused of espionage, the 3 americans finally discovered themselves in Tehran's notorious Evin criminal, the place they found that pooling their strength of mind and counting on one another have been the single methods they can survive.

In this poignant memoir, "the hikers" eventually inform their facet of the tale. They recount the deception that lured them into Iran within the first position and describe the mental torment of interrogation and solitary confinement. We stick with them as they make fantastic alliances with their fellow prisoners or even a few of their captors, whereas their very own bonds with one another are validated and deepened. advised via a daring and cutting edge interweaving of the authors' 3 voices, here's a infrequent glimpse within Iran and a undying portrayal of trouble and desire.

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