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Logavina Street: Life and Death in a Sarajevo Neighborhood Hardcover – 1 Jan 1996

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 182 pages
  • Publisher: Andrews Mcmeel Pub (1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0836213262
  • ISBN-13: 978-0836213263
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 16.5 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,554,832 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Brilliantly captures the sense of civilian Sarajevo heroism its pluck, irony, stoicism . . . [By] focusing on one Sarajevo street, Demick is able to evoke the reality of life in the city with accuracy and nuance. David Rieff, The Philadelphia Inquirer

[A] beautifully rendered portrait of Sarajevo. Mark Danner, The New York Review of Books
Barbara Demick shapes the history of one city street into a small masterpiece. Jim Dwyer, columnist, The New York Times
If you can read only one book about Bosnia, this should be the one. Mary McGrory, syndicated columnist, The Washington Post
Take a walk on Logavina Street you ll learn a lot about the heroism and courage of the human race. Georgie Anne Geyer, columnist and author, Universal Press Syndicate"

-Brilliantly captures the sense of civilian Sarajevo heroism--its pluck, irony, stoicism . . . [By] focusing on one Sarajevo street, Demick is able to evoke the reality of life in the city with accuracy and nuance.---David Rieff, The Philadelphia Inquirer

-[A] beautifully rendered portrait of Sarajevo.---Mark Danner, The New York Review of Books
-Barbara Demick shapes the history of one city street into a small masterpiece.---Jim Dwyer, columnist, The New York Times
-If you can read only one book about Bosnia, this should be the one.---Mary McGrory, syndicated columnist, The Washington Post
-Take a walk on Logavina Street--you'll learn a lot about the heroism and courage of the human race.---Georgie Anne Geyer, columnist and author, Universal Press Syndicate

"Brilliantly captures the sense of civilian Sarajevo heroism--its pluck, irony, stoicism . . . [By] focusing on one Sarajevo street, Demick is able to evoke the reality of life in the city with accuracy and nuance."--David Rieff, The Philadelphia Inquirer

"[A] beautifully rendered portrait of Sarajevo."--Mark Danner, The New York Review of Books

"Barbara Demick shapes the history of one city street into a small masterpiece."--Jim Dwyer, columnist, The New York Times

"If you can read only one book about Bosnia, this should be the one."--Mary McGrory, syndicated columnist, The Washington Post

"Take a walk on Logavina Street--you'll learn a lot about the heroism and courage of the human race."--Georgie Anne Geyer, columnist and author, Universal Press Syndicate --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Barbara Demick is the Beijing bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times and author of Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, which won the 2010 BBC Samuel Johnson award, the U.K.'s top non-fiction prize. A foreign correspondent for more than 15 years, she has covered China, Korea, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Her coverage of Sarajevo for the Philadelphia Inquirer won the Robert F. Kennedy award, the Polk Award and was a finalist for the Pulitizer. Demick's work has also appeared in the New Yorker and the Paris Review.


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