Jen Percy is the author of Demon Camp: A Soldier's Exorcism.
"As is the nature of obsession, you just start gathering materials, hoarding documents and taking notes in a way that’s totally chaotic and overwhelming. You don’t even care yet because you’re so excited by what you’re gathering. If you start trying to make a narrative out of it too soon it will be false or fall apart."
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- [1:00] "My Terrifying Night With Afghanistan's Only Female Warlord" (The New Republic • Oct 2014)
- [1:00] Demon Camp: A Soldier's Exorcism (Scribner • 2014)
- [19:00] "Voice in the Night" An excerpt from Demon Camp (Harper’s • Nov 2013)