A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution by Samar Yazbek,Max Weiss PDF

By Samar Yazbek,Max Weiss

ISBN-10: 1908323124

ISBN-13: 9781908323125

A famous 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 numerous public activities and budding social events. all through this era she stored a diary of private reflections on, and observations of, this historical time. as a result of the outspoken perspectives she released in print and on-line, Yazbek quick attracted the eye and fury of the regime, vicious rumours began to unfold approximately her disloyalty to the place of birth and the Alawite neighborhood to which she belongs. The lyrical narrative describes her fight to guard herself and her younger daughter, at the same time her activism propels her right into a frightening labyrinth of lack of confidence after she is pressured into dwelling at the run and detained a number of occasions, excluded from the Alawite neighborhood and renounced by means of her family members, her homeland or even her formative years neighbors. With infrequent empathy and journalistic prowess Samar Yazbek compiled oral tales from usual Syrians all around the kingdom. packed with snapshots of exhilarating desire and frightening atrocities, she deals us a totally special point of view at the Syrian rebellion. Hers is a modest but strong testomony to the power and dedication of numerous unnamed Syrians who've united to struggle for his or her freedom. those diaries will motivate all those that learn them, and problem the realm to seem anew on the trials and tribulations of the Syrian uprising.

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