Girl at War

Sara Novic (Author)
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LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016

Growing up in Zagreb in the summer of 1991, 10-year-old Ana Juric is a carefree tomboy; she runs the streets with her best friend, Luka, helps take care of her baby sister, Rahela, and idolizes her father. But when civil war breaks out across Yugoslavia, football games and school lessons are supplanted by sniper fire and air raid drills.

The brutal ethnic cleansing of Croats and Bosnians tragically changes Ana's life, and she is lost to a world of genocide and child soldiers; a daring escape plan to America becomes her only chance for survival. Ten years later she returns to Croatia, a young woman struggling to belong to either country, forced to confront the trauma of her past and rediscover the place that was once her home.

Product Details

Price
£8.99  £8.36
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date
24 March 2016
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780349140988

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