Syria's Secret Library - Thomson, Mike
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The extraordinary story of how the besieged Syrian town of Daraya found hope and inspiration in a secret underground library

Produktbeschreibung
The extraordinary story of how the besieged Syrian town of Daraya found hope and inspiration in a secret underground library
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Orion Publishing Co
  • Seitenzahl: 320
  • Erscheinungstermin: 2. Juli 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 194mm x 126mm x 26mm
  • Gewicht: 308g
  • ISBN-13: 9781474605922
  • ISBN-10: 1474605923
  • Artikelnr.: 59368502
Autorenporträt
Mike is a multi-award winning World Affairs correspondent for the BBC. Over the last decade, his work has taken him to many of the world's most troubled places. These have included Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, North Korea, Darfur, DR Congo, Sierra Leone, North Sinai and the Central African Republic. He has reported undercover in places like Libya, Zimbabwe and Myanmar and covered some of the world's biggest news events including the war in Syria, the election of several US presidents, the devastating Haiti earthquake, the fall of Gaddafi and the death of Nelson Mandela.
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Mike Thomson's relationship with the people of Daraya as they were being systematically smashed to pieces has produced one of the most extraordinary stories to come out of the Syrian conflict. The assembly of a library under almost daily threat of death and destruction is appalling and at the same time, hugely inspiring. A unique tribute to the power of books and the unquenchable human spirit MICHAEL PALIN