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  - Andrew - Goodreads

Insightful into the conflict in Bosnia, as well as some history. Maass manages to both provide some testimonies of big name perpetrators, as well as survivors. However, his is a work mainly revolving ... Read full review

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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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The Wild Beast
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Ground Zero
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Country of Heroes
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