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Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street

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Description for Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street Paperback. Twenty years after the siege of Sarajevo, BBC Samuel Johnson Prize winner Barbara Demick. revisits her compelling account of living in a city under fire. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVWYB; 3JJP; DNF; HBJD; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 199 x 18. Weight in Grams: 220.
For four centuries, Logavina Street was a quiet residential road in a city known for its ethnic tolerance and cosmopolitan charm. Muslims, Christians, Serbs and Croats lived easily together, sharing an identity as Bosnians. Then the war tore their lives apart. Often without heat, water, food or electricity, they evaded daily sniper fire and witnessed horrific deaths. Neighbours and friends turned into deadly enemies. In this intimate eyewitness account, Barbara Demick weaves together the stories of ten families from Logavina Street, brilliantly illuminating one of the pivotal events of the twentieth century, and describes how, twenty years later, ... Read more

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About Barbara Demick
Barbara Demick's coverage of the war in Sarajevo won the George Polk Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and she was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in international reporting. She is now a foreign correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, where she has reported from the Middle East and South Korea. In 2010 she won the BBC Samuel ... Read more

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