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The ISIS hostage : one man's true story of 13 months in captivity / Puk Damsgård ; translated from the Danish by David Young.

By: Andersen, Puk Damsgård [author.].
Contributor(s): Young, David [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2016Description: 335 pages : 1 portrait ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781786490575; 9781786490568.Uniform titles: Ser du manen, Daniel. English Subject(s): Rye, Daniel, 1989- | IS (Organization) | Political kidnapping -- Syria | Hostages -- SyriaDDC classification: 364.154092 Summary: In a tense and riveting narrative, The ISIS Hostage details freelance photographer Daniel Rye's thirteen-month ordeal at the hands of Islamic State after he was captured in Syria and the misery inflicted upon him, and nineteen other hostages, by the British guards, which included Jihadi John. This compelling account also follows Daniel's family and the nerve-wracking negotiations with his kidnappers. It traces their horrifying journey through impossible dilemmas and offers a rare glimpse into the secret world of the investigation launched to locate and free not only Daniel, but also the American freelance journalist and fellow hostage James Foley.
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The dramatic story of freelance photographer Daniel Rye, who was held hostage for thirteen months by ISIS, as told by an award-winning writer.

In a tense and riveting narrative, The ISIS Hostage details freelance photographer Daniel Rye's thirteen-month ordeal at the hands of Islamic State after he was captured in Syria and the misery inflicted upon him, and nineteen other hostages, by the British guards, which included Jihadi John. This compelling account also follows Daniel's family and the nerve-wracking negotiations with his kidnappers. It traces their horrifying journey through impossible dilemmas and offers a rare glimpse into the secret world of the investigation launched to locate and free not only Daniel, but also the American freelance journalist and fellow hostage James Foley.

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