This book is about the Kurds and Kurdistan, discussing Kurdish nationalist aspirations, the repeated Kurdish revolts, and the rogue chromosome in Kurdish genetics causes what Indians, with their love of fancy words, would call "fissiparous tendencies."
1. "Have You Notified Your Next of Kin?" 2. After Such Knowledge, What Forgiveness? 3. Suckered 4. Died and Gone to Heaven 5. Alchemy: Gold Coins into Horseshoes 6. Kissinger: Missionary Work Among a Hill Tribe 7. The Blind Beggar: Ecumenical Arbaeen 8. Ali Chemical 9. Turkey's Social Earthquake 10. Dog's Breakfast