The Operators

The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America's War in Afghanistan

By Michael Hastings; Lloyd James (Narrator)
(Tantor Media, MP3 CD, 9781452656229)

Publication Date: January 2012

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An explosive, behind-the-scenes look into the workings of the U.S. war in Afghanistan that lifts the curtain of the world stage to reveal the devastating greed, waste, and failure surrounding this unwinnable war.

About the Author

Michael Hastings, who spent two years reporting on Iraq, has worked for Newsweek since 2002. He has also filed stories from Israel, Gaza and the West Bank, Kurdistan, and Vietnam. He has been published in Slate, Salon, and Foreign Policy, as well as Newsweek International, for which he has written four cover stories. A portion of the author's proceeds from I Lost My Love in Baghdad will go to the Andi Foundation, information about which can be found at Lloyd James has been narrating since 1996, has recorded over six hundred books in almost every genre, has earned six AudioFile Earphones Awards, and is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award. His bestselling and most critically acclaimed performances include Elvis in the Morning by William F. Buckley, Jr., Ben Hur by Lew Wallace, Searching for Bobby Fischer by Fred Waitskin, and Mystic Warrior by Tracy and Laura Hickman. Lloyd's background as a performer includes extensive work in classical theater and folk music. He lives in Maryland with his wife and children.

Praise For The Operators

"An impressive feat of journalism by a Washington outsider who seemed to know more about what was going on in Washington than most insiders did." ---The New York Times

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