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Writing on the edge : great contemporary writers on the front line of crisis

Author: Tom Craig; Dan Crowe; et al
Publisher: New York : Rizzoli International Publications in association with Médecins sans frontières, 2010.
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An important book for anyone interested in global issues, Writing on the Edge features twelve essays that take the reader to countries in crisis. Award-winning writer Martin Amis experienced firsthand the problems of gang violence in Colombia, South America; New York Times bestselling author Tracy Chevalier focuses on the abuse of women in Burundi, East Africa; Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis writes of meeting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Writing on the edge.
New York : Rizzoli International Publications in association with Médecins sans frontières, 2010
(OCoLC)753429593
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Craig; Dan Crowe; et al
ISBN: 9780847832910 0847832910
OCLC Number: 426793747
Description: 266 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: slugs in a jar / Tom Craig --
Armenia: paradise lost / DBC Pierre --
Assam: the nowhere clans / Hari Kunzru --
Burundi: in another life / Tracy Chevalier --
Cambodia: the paradox of progress / Jim Crace --
Chad: the intolerable and the unbearable / A.A. Gill --
Cali, Columbia: the return of death / Martin Amis --
Congo-Brazzaville: quietly in hope / Joanne Harris --
Morocco: the pursuit of happiness / Ali Smith --
Palestine: how to manage the effects of a military attack / Daniel Day-Lewis --
Sierra Leone: cutting and tearing / by Minette Walters --
Sudan-Nuba: the geography of hope / Jon McGregor --
Uganda: the good doctors / Damon Galgut --
The Ukraine: are we leaving already? / Michel Faber --
Uzbekistan: disco shoes and a missing sea / Danny Boyle.
Responsibility: a book by Tom Craig ; edited by Dan Crowe ; [essays by] Martin Amis ... [et al.].

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This title features powerfully written essays by such luminaries and literary giants as Martin Amis and Daniel Day-Lewis which provide a moving and informative look at critical issues around the  Read more...

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"In the collection "Writing On the Edge," fourteen esteemed writers chronicle their travels with MSF teams through countries in crisis. Accompanied by Tom Craig's photographs, Martin Amis, Tracy Read more...

 
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