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- DescriptionONE OF THE FIRST POLITICAL CLASSICS OF THE 21st CENTURY . (Observer). EXTRAORDINARILY POWERFUL, POIGNANT AND AFFECTING. I WAS GREATLY MOVED . (Michael Palin). FOREWORD BY CHRISTINA LAMB. Journalist Samar Yazbek was forced into exile by Assad's regime. When the uprising in Syria turned to bloodshed, she was determined to take action and secretly returned several times. The Crossing is her rare, powerful and courageous testament to what she found inside the borders of her homeland. From the first peaceful protests for democracy to the arrival of ISIS, she bears witness to those struggling to survive, to the humanity that can flower amidst annihilation, and why so many are w desperate to flee.
- Author BiographyBorn in 1970, Samar Yazbek studied literature before beginning her career as a journalist and a scriptwriter for Syrian television and cinema. Her translated work includes the novel, Cinnamon, and A Woman In The Crossfire, her diaries of the first four months of the Syrian uprising, which has won many prizes. She lives in Paris.
- Author(s)Samar Yazbek
- PublisherEbury Publishing
- Date of Publication04/02/2016
- SubjectAutobiography: General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintRider & Co
- Weight203 g
- Width126 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Translated byNashwa Gowanlock,Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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