Download e-book for iPad: A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution by Samar Yazbek,Max Weiss

By Samar Yazbek,Max Weiss

ISBN-10: 1908323124

ISBN-13: 9781908323125

A recognized novelist and journalist from the coastal urban of Jableh, Samar Yazbek witnessed the start 4 months of the rebellion first-hand and actively participated in a number of public activities and budding social hobbies. all through this era she saved a diary of non-public reflections on, and observations of, this historical time. as a result of outspoken perspectives she released in print and on-line, Yazbek speedy attracted the eye and fury of the regime, vicious rumours began to unfold approximately her disloyalty to the fatherland and the Alawite neighborhood to which she belongs. The lyrical narrative describes her fight to guard herself and her younger daughter, while her activism propels her right into a frightening labyrinth of lack of confidence after she is compelled into dwelling at the run and detained a number of instances, excluded from the Alawite neighborhood and renounced via her family members, her place of origin or even her formative years neighbors. With infrequent empathy and journalistic prowess Samar Yazbek compiled oral stories from traditional Syrians all around the kingdom. choked with snapshots of exhilarating desire and scary atrocities, she bargains us a unconditionally precise point of view at the Syrian rebellion. Hers is a modest but strong testomony to the energy and dedication of numerous unnamed Syrians who've united to struggle for his or her freedom. those diaries will encourage all those that learn them, and problem the area to appear anew on the trials and tribulations of the Syrian uprising.

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