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Ukulele jam

Author: Alen Mešković; Paul Russell Garrett
Publisher: Wales : Seren, [2018] ©2018
Series: Seren Discoveries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Miki, a Bosnian teenager, and his family are escaping the Balkan war. They live in a Croatian refugee camp, a former holiday resort on the Adriatic, but it's difficult to adjust to their new circumstances. With the war rumbling in the background and his brother missing in a Serbian prison camp, Miki and his new friends pick up girls, listen to music and have campfire parties on the beach. Then war breaks out  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alen Mešković; Paul Russell Garrett
ISBN: 1781723427 9781781723425
OCLC Number: 994315765
Language Note: English translation of: Ukulele jam [original Danish title].
Awards: Winner English Pen Award.
Description: 368 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Seren Discoveries.
Other Titles: Ukulele-jam.
Responsibility: Alen Mešković ; translated from the Danish by Paul Russell Garrett.

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"Miki, a Bosnian teenager, and his family are escaping the Balkan war. They live in a Croatian refugee camp, a former holiday resort on the Adriatic, but it's difficult to adjust to their new circumstances. With the war rumbling in the background and his brother missing in a Serbian prison camp, Miki and his new friends pick up girls, listen to music and have campfire parties on the beach. Then war breaks out between Croats and Bosnians and friends threaten to become enemies. Miki wants to emigrate to Sweden, but his parents can t face leaving behind their old life in Bosnia. Based on his own experiences, Alen Meskovic has written a novel by turns humorous and tragic. It is lively, poetic, raw, affecting and very funny, all the while depicting a European tragedy whose consequences still resonate today."--Back cover.

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