Crossing, The: My journey to the shattered heart of Syria

Nashwa Gowanlock, Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp, Samar Yazbek

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Ebury Publishing

Published: 4th Feb '16

£12.99

The Crossing is her rare, powerful and courageous testament to what she found inside the borders of her homeland.From the first peaceful protests for democracy to the arrival of ISIS, she bears witness to those struggling to survive, to the humanity that can flower amidst annihilation, and why so many are now desperate to flee.

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‘ONE OF THE FIRST POLITICAL CLASSICS OF THE 21st CENTURY’- Observer’EXTRAORDINARILY POWERFUL, POIGNANT AND AFFECTING. I WAS GREATLY MOVED’ Michael PalinFOREWORD BY CHRISTINA LAMBJournalist Samar Yazbek was forced into exile by Assad’s regime. When the uprising in Syria turned to bloodshed, she was determined to take action and secretly returned several times. The Crossing is her rare, powerful and courageous testament to what she found inside the borders of her homeland.From the first peaceful protests for democracy to the arrival of ISIS, she bears witness to those struggling to survive, to the humanity that can flower amidst annihilation, and why so many are now desperate to flee.

Additional information

Weight 0.203 kg
Dimensions 18 × 126 × 198 mm
Page Count 288