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SEIERSTAD, Asne. The Angel of Grozny : Orphans of a Forgotten War. Translated by Nadia Christiansen. New York: Basic Books, (2008). First US Printing.Pp. (6),-340,(6). 8vo, black paper covered spine with blue paper covere d boards, silver lettering to spine. "In the early hours of New Year's Eve 1994, Russian troops invaded the Republic of Chechnya, plunging the countryinto a prologned and bloody conflict that continues to this day. A foreign correspondent in Moscow at the time, Asne Seierstad traveled regularly to Chechnya to report on the war, describing its effects on those trying to live their daily lives amidst violence. [...] In 2006, she finally returend, traveling in secret and under the constant threat of danger. In a broken and devastated society she lived with orphans, the wounded, the lost. And shelived with the children of Grozny, those who will shape the country's futu re. She asks the question: What happens to a child who grows up surrounded by war and accustomed to violence?" - from the dustjacket. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. Signed, inscribed (on the recipient's "185th birthday") and dated by Seierstad on the flyleaf. 25.00
Title: Angel of Grozny : Orphans of a Forgotten War. First Edition in dustjacket,signed.
Publisher: Basic Books, New York, 2008, ISBN:9780465011223:
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