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Besieged: Life Under Fire on a Sarajevo Street - Community Reviews back

by Barbara Demick
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The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it 8 years ago
"Besieged" is a book about life in war time Sarajevo wrote by Barbara Demick in 1996 after spending some time there at various intervals between 1992 and 1995 as the correspondent of the Philadelphia Inquirer.The reason why this stuff has recently been re-published is the success recently gained by ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
BOTW BBC Radio 4Blurberoonies - To mark the twentieth anniversary of the start of the siege of Sarajevo the award winning journalist Barbara Demick revisits her evocative eyewitness account of how the residents of one street in the city endured three and half years of living in a warzone. Today, bel...
carey rated it 8 years ago
A terrible time in history but this account of the siege of Sarajevo was filled with too many clich├ęs and obvious pulling on heart strings.
Chrissie's Books
Chrissie's Books rated it 8 years ago
This is available to listen to at BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qftkI have listened to the first 15 minute episode and this, THIS, is not to be missed. OK, I can read the book later.I also want to read Logavina Street: Life And Death In A Sarajevo Neighborhood. Why? Because I just finishe...
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