Safe Area Goražde

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Fantagraphics Books, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 227 pages
129 Reviews
Praised by The New York Times, Brill's Content and Publishers Weekly, Safe Area Gorazde is the long-awaited and highly sought after 240-page look at war in the former Yugoslavia. Sacco (the critically-acclaimed author of Palestine) spent five months in Bosnia in 1996, immersing himself in the human side of life during wartime, researching stories that are rarely found in conventional news coverage. The book focuses on the Muslim-held enclave of Gorazde, which was besieged by Bosnian Serbs during the war. Sacco lived for a month in Gorazde, entering before the Muslims trapped inside had access to the outside world, electricity or running water. Safe Area Gorazde is Sacco's magnum opus and with it he is poised too become one of America's most noted journalists. The book features an introduction by Christopher Hitchens, political columnist for The Nation and Vanity Fair.

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Amazing depiction and storytelling - Goodreads
The artwork throughout is excellent. - Goodreads
I found it educational, entertaining abd humorous. - Goodreads
Gave me a simple overview of a war I know little about. - Goodreads
The artwork is lifelike and shows the gritty reality. - Goodreads
And Hitch on the intro! - Goodreads

Review: Safe Area Goražde: The War in Eastern Bosnia, 1992-1995

User Review  - Undine Clara - Goodreads

A great read, really nice graphics, and a pretty comprehensive overview of the Bosnian war during these four-ish years. This is the first book I've read by Joe Sacco, and I'll definitely read more. He's honest and makes fun of himself. Read full review

Review: Safe Area Goražde: The War in Eastern Bosnia, 1992-1995

User Review  - Manuel - Goodreads

Another amazing piece of reporting by Joe Sacco. Focused on the human aspect of living in war zones, with tons and tons of interviews put in images and stories. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
26
Section 2
47
Section 3
48
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About the author (2001)

Joe Sacco lives in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of many acclaimed graphic novels, including Palestine , Safe Area Gorazde , But I Like It , Notes from a Defeatist , The Fixer , War's End , and Footnotes in Gaza .

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