The Crossing

The Crossing

My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria

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Samar Yazbek was well known in her native Syria as a writer and a journalist but, in 2011, she fell foul of the Assad regime and was forced to flee. Since then, determined to bear witness to the suffering of her people, she bravely revisited her homeland by squeezing through a hole in the fence on the Turkish border. In The Crossing, she testifies to the appalling reality that is Syria today. From the first innocent demonstrations for democracy, through the beginnings of the Free Syrian Army, to the arrival of ISIS, she offers remarkable snapshots of soldiers, children, ordinary men and women simply trying to stay alive...
Publisher: London :, Rider Books,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781846044885
Branch Call Number: 956.91 YAZ
Characteristics: 280 pages ; 20 cm

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