Authors: Eric Fair
, an army veteran, worked in Iraq as a contract interrogator in 2004. He won a Pushcart Prize for his 2012 essay “Consequence,” which was published first in
and then in
magazine. His op-eds on interrogation have been published in
The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Washington Post
The New York Times
, among other places. He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. You can sign up for email updates
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CONSEQUENCE: A MEMOIR. Copyright Â© 2016 by Eric Fair. All rights reserved. For information, address Henry Holt and Co., 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10010.
Cover design by Christopher Lin; cover photograph Â© Owen Holdaway/Shutterstock
The Library of Congress has cataloged the print edition as follows:
Names: Fair, Eric, author.
Title: Consequence: a memoir / Eric Fair.
Description: New York: Henry Holt and Company, 
Identifiers: LCCN 2015031396Â |Â ISBN 9781627795135 (hardcover)Â |Â ISBN 9781627795142 (electronic book)
Subjects: LCSH: Fair, Eric.Â |Â Iraq War, 2003â2011Â âPersonal narratives, American.Â |Â Military interrogationâUnited States.Â |Â Military interrogationâIraq.Â |Â LinguistsâIraqâBiography.Â |Â Government contractorsâUnited StatesâBiography.Â |Â HeartâTransplantationâPatientsâUnited StatesâBiography.Â |Â Iraq War, 2003â2011Â âPrisoners and prisons, American.Â |Â Iraq War, 2003â2011Â âAtrocities.Â |Â TortureâIraq.
Classification: LCC DS79.76.F338 A3 2016Â |Â DDC 956.7044/37âdc23
LC record available at
: lyric from “Allentown,” words and music by Billy Joel, originally appearing on
The Nylon Curtain
album released September 23, 1982, and produced by Phil Ramone; recorded at A & R Recording and Media Sound Studios, New York City; Family Productions/Columbia
First Edition: April 2016
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