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Goodbye Sarajevo : a true story of courage, love and survival

By: Reid, Atka Schofield, Hana

1408827751 / 9781408827758
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20 cm 339 p. : map
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Reprint. Originally published: 2011.

May, 1992. Hana is twelve years old when her older sister Atka puts her on a UN evacuation bus fleeing the besieged city of Sarajevo.

Thinking they will be apart for a short time, they make a promise to each other to be brave.

But as the Bosnian war escalates and months go by without contact, their promise becomes deeply significant.

Hana is forced to cope as a refugee in Croatia, while Atka and their younger siblings battle for survival in a city overwhelmed by crime and destruction.

Then, when Atka manages to find work as a translator, events take an unexpected turn, and the remarkable events that follow change her life, and those of her family, forever.


1DVWYB Bosnia-Herzegovina, 3JJPR c 1990 to c 2000, BM Memoirs, HBJD European history, HBLW3 Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

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