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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Maass, a widely respected reporter for the Washington Post, has produced an excellent account of the "tragedy and absurdity" of the Bosnian war. While the subject has already been well treated in such ... Read full review

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Though sadly depressing, this is a stark and vivid protrayal of what our leaders have allowed to happen in the modern age. I would reccommend this book to anyone who wants an eye opening view on what ... Read full review

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The Wild Beast
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Ground Zero
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