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- DescriptionAt the start of her career Janine di Giovanni was advised, 'Write about the small voices, the people who can't write about themselves.' For over fifteen years, she has been doing exactly that. From a near-abandoned hospital in Chechnya to bombed-out Tora Bora in Afghanistan, from Saddam Hussein's derelict palace in Baghdad to the inner-city barrios of Kingston, Jamaica, di Giovanni has covered almost every embattled place in the world and the people caught in its midst. Like Myriem, who lives on the West Bank, but can longer use her farm because it falls on the Israeli side of the security fence; and Sia, one of the child soldiers of Sierra Leone, who talks blithely of shedding her violent past; and Abdul, who was imprisoned by the Taliban at seventeen for t wearing a beard. The pieces collected here begin with Algeria in 1998 and end with Iraq in 2005. They are vivid, raw and impassioned - and they make war terrifyingly real.
- Author BiographyJanine di Giovanni is senior foreign correspondent for The Times and contributing editor for Vanity Fair. She has won Granada Television's 'Foreign Correspondent of the Year' award, the National Magazine Award and two Amnesty International Media Awards. She is the author of three books, Madness Visible, Against the Stranger and The Quick and the Dead. Janine di Giovanni lives in Paris.
- Author(s)Janine Di Giovanni
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication02/01/2006
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Content Noteport
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
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