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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Guantanamo : My Journey
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'In 1999 a young man from suburban Adelaide set out on an overseas trip that would change his life forever. Initially, he was after adventure and the experience of travelling the Silk Road.

'But events would set him on a different path. He would be deemed a terrorist, one of George W Bush's "worst of the worst".He would be incarcerated in the world's most notorious prison, Guantanamo Bay.

'And in that place where, according to an interrogator in Abu Ghraib, "even dogs won't live", he was to languish for five and a half years, suffering horror, torture and abuse, while Australians were told who he was - by politicians, the media and foreign governments.

'Everyone had an opinion on him. But only he knows the truth.

'And now, for the first time, David Hicks tells his story.' (From the publisher's website.)

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Notes

  • Dedication: Dedicated to those who gave me the benefit of the doubt, and to those who supported me. ... especially my father, Terry Hicks.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2010 .
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      Extent: xii, 456, [16]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., map, diagrams, ports
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 16 October 2010.
      • Includes recommended reading and end notes.
      ISBN: 9781864711585 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

Crime Does Pay Some People 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 February 2014; (p. 4)
Hicks Wins Fight for Book Profits Penelope Debelle , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 25 July 2012; (p. 22)
Govt Drops Hicks Pursuit 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 25 July 2012; (p. 8)
About-Face on Hicks a Victory for the Bullied Mary Kostakidis , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 July 2012; (p. 13)
Bid to Seize Profits from Sale of Hicks Memoir Fails Louise Hall , Paul Bibby , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 July 2012; (p. 8)
Hicks's Harrowing Account Light on Mea Culpa Leigh Sales , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 November 2010; (p. 20-21)

— Review of Guantanamo : My Journey David Hicks , 2010 single work autobiography
A Prisoner of the Search Waleed Aly , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 13 November 2010; (p. 19)

— Review of Guantanamo : My Journey David Hicks , 2010 single work autobiography
Well Read Penelope Debelle , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 November 2010; (p. 28)

— Review of Guantanamo : My Journey David Hicks , 2010 single work autobiography
Racked by Delusion and Torture Antony Loewenstein , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 19 December 2010; (p. 8)

— Review of Guantanamo : My Journey David Hicks , 2010 single work autobiography
Hicks Book Deal Courts Legal Action Jason Steger , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 September 2010; (p. 9)
Jason Steger reports that publication of David Hicks's Guantanamo: My Journey raises issues of possible legal action under proceeds from crime legislation.
It's Right To Write about Gitmo Stay Cynthia Banham , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24 September 2010; (p. 15)
Cynthia Banham argues that publication of David Hicks's memoir Guantanamo: My Journey is an 'important development' for Australian democracy.
Hicks to Test the Law over Memoir Drew Warne-Smith , Verity Edwards , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 24 September 2010; (p. 3)
Details of Hick's Guantanamo Book Deal 'Private' Chris Merritt , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 September 2010; (p. 2)
Hicks Tells His Side of the Story Jason Steger , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 24 September 2010; (p. 3)
Last amended 2 Dec 2015 08:32:12
Subjects:
  • Adelaide, South Australia,
  • Guantanamo Bay,
    c
    Cuba,
    c
    Caribbean, Americas,
  • 1990s
  • 2000-2010
Settings:
  • Adelaide, South Australia,
  • c
    Afghanistan,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Pakistan,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • Guantanamo Bay,
    c
    Cuba,
    c
    Caribbean, Americas,
  • ca. 1975-2010
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