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A woman in the crossfire : diaries of the Syrian revolution

Author: Samar Yazbik; Max Weiss; Rafik Schami
Publisher: London : Haus Pub., 2012.
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This work is a devastating and personal account of the ongoing uprising in Syria from a prominent Syrian journalist now in hiding. The author, a well known novelist and journalist from the coastal city of Jableh, has witnessed the first four months of the uprising first hand and actively participated in a variety of public actions and budding social movements. Throughout this period she kept a diary of personal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: Samar Yazbik
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samar Yazbik; Max Weiss; Rafik Schami
ISBN: 9781908323125 1908323124
OCLC Number: 783151619
Notes: Translation of: Taqāṭuʻ nīrān : min yawmīyāt al-intifāḍah al-Sūrīyah.
Awards: Winner of English PEN Writers in Translation Award 2012.
Description: xii, 269 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Taqāṭuʻ nīrān.
Responsibility: Samar Yazbek ; translated from the Arabic by Max Weiss ; [foreword by Rafik Schami].
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A diary that describes the author's struggle to protect herself and her young daughter, even as her activism propels her into a labyrinth of insecurity after she is forced into living on the run and  Read more...

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'An essential eyewitness account, and with luck an inaugural document in a Syrian literature that is uncensored and unchained.' 20120415 'She has the novelist's eye for telling detail... Hers is the Read more...

 
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