Island of Blood: Frontline Reports from Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Other South Asian Flashpoints
In this distillation of frontline experiences and cultural insights, Anita Pratap, one of the finest journalists India has ever produced, faithfully reports on the consequences of war, ethnic conflict, earthquakes, cyclones, prejudices, and the mindless hatred and fear that has hurt so much of the world. Wherever there was a story to be told-from her native India to Afghanistan and Sri Lanka-Pratap braved the odds to send in reports from the front, managing to track down elusive stories and make headlines. With determined diligence she exposed the terrors inside such frightening regimes as the Taliban, returning home each time with a renewed determination to appreciate and celebrate the ordinary.
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Anita Pratap is a journalist and a freelance columnist. Her book is based on her experiences as a journalist. She writes about her reporting of LTTE in Sri Lanka, the Mumbai bomb blasts, the Taliban ... Read full review
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As a narrative of the political history of the Sri Lankan civil war, the Taliban in Afghanistan, and other South Asian disasters, this story lacks timeliness and detail. But it does possess some ... Read full review
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