He explores the reasons for current conflicts and examines the Balkans as a religious, cultural, and economic melting pot for Europe and Asia. [Zlata Filipović; Christina Moore] -- Zlata Filipovic' began her diary just months before her eleventh birthday in 1991. When his selection leads him to an unnamed man, the man called only the Giver, he begins to sense the dark secrets that underlie the fragile perfection of his world. Software. At least he knows what to expect, until the night someone takes things too far. Audio. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and few expected her to survive. An accurate, and yet an emotional description of civilians trapped in the battlefield of sectarian and age old ethnic hatred. But as war engulfs Sarajevo, Zlata Filipovic becomes a witness to food shortages and the deaths of friends and learns to wait out bombardments in a neighbor’s cellar. The child's diary that awakened the conscience of the world. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 25, 2014. And on his friends. Free delivery on qualified orders. All rights reserved   |   Accessibility   |   Privacy   |   Terms of Use, {"id":"2565641","ean":"9781984844736","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Zlata's Diary","subtitle":"","author":"Zlata Filipovic","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Eve Bianco","ubr_id":"2565641","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"15.00","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"9.75","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Eve Bianco","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 5 hr 20 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}, Biography & Autobiography - Personal Memoirs. -USA Today We think it's important that you start to listen without knowing what it is about. Jung H. Pak, By: Loved this book as did the granddaughter for whom I bought it! Neela Vaswani, By: -USA Today"Conveys the bewilderment and horror of modern-day conflict...One of Zlata's gifts lies in throwing a human light on intolerable events." 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'Conveys the bewilderment and horror of modern-day conflict...One of Zlata's gifts lies in throwing a human light on intolerable events.' This diary does a good job of describing the bombing and shelling and day-to-day events of the war but at times sounds like more like a war correspondent's report rather than a young girl's diary of her inner thoughts. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Audio, Cassette, Unabridged, Audiobook, Unabridged, Reviewed in the United States on October 2, 2020, I got this for my English class and it's a really interesting book I honestly had no idea about this book up until now and it's very interesting to see you from a little person's perspective during a war, Reviewed in the United States on January 1, 2013. Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize Peter Maass went to the Balkans as a reporter at the height of the nightmarish war there, but this audiobook is not traditional war reportage. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Reviewed in the United States on December 31, 2013. -USA Today By: … A true story of a cellist's resistance helps to form this pivotal event in Steven Galloway's extraordinary novel. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Francisco Jiménez, Narrated by: $14.95 a month after 30 days. Hinton. I always like to fill the modern generation on HISTORY! Lois Lowry. Where else does a sinkhole swallow the local school, fire burn underground for years, and lightning strike at the same time, every day? S.E. During World War II, a community called Manzanar was created in the high mountain desert country of California. A very thought provoking book - diary. By: Ishmael Beah, Narrated by: Just wasn’t as good as I thought it was going to be! Zlata Filipovic began her diary before her eleventh birthday in 1991 while there was still peace in her home town of Sarajevo. The child's diary that awakened the conscience of the world. Yet throughout she remains courageous and observant. Yet throughout, she remains courageous and observant. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1994 Cassette release of Zlata's Diary on Discogs. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Ron Rifkin, By: and others. Digital Audiobook, Publisher: He shares special memories, such as the night he attracted every mosquito in the county, and how he met the moose who made it personal. A very thought provoking book - diary. I plan to read Zlata's Diary to my grandchildren when they are a little older to provide a glimpse of life in limbo due to war; while at the same time, it provides a picture of resiliance through her descriptions of the small ways we share with and love each other. Just wasn’t as good as I thought it was going to be! It begins as the day-to-day record of the life of a typical eleven-year …

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