Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War

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Alfred A. Knopf, 1996 - History - 305 pages
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From the center of the nightmare in Bosnia, a war correspondent's flaming montage of images - eerie, grotesque, ironic, angry, absurd. A Serb and a Muslim, friends before the war, exchanging gossip via shortwave radio only hours before they will try to kill each other. A Sarajevo couple passionately refusing to go anywhere together for fear a mortar shell might orphan their children. A battlefield doctor performing miracles of surgery without anesthetics. In episode after episode, Peter Maass takes us with him into the minefields of modern war: a whole country is the battleground, every living being in it a combatent. His fierce, vivid, truth-telling and deeply personal book makes us see the devil under the skin - and the thinness of the line between civilization and chaos.

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User Review  - Ubah Khasimuddin - Goodreads

A must read for all students of the Balkans or who are heading there. It is a hard read, you will cry and marvel at just how cruel humans can be to another but it should be required reading for all ... Read full review

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User Review  - Milan - Goodreads

This is very biased. The author despises brutal action of some small balkan tribes but on the other side is full of understanindg for oil-wars or other wars where "grand nations" prove their point. And who cites Richard Nixon anymore for God's sakes?! Or Bill Clinton? Hilarious. Read full review

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