No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria

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Oneworld Publications, Mar 15, 2018 - History - 400 pages
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From the first rumblings of dissent in 2011, No Turning Back shows the unravelling of a nation: peaceful protests in Damascus collapsing into violence, families on both sides shattered by nighttime shellings, and religious conviction sharpened by rage to a radical point. Abouzeid shows Syrians finding new ways to live and resist even as the cruelty of President Bashar al-Assad’s dictatorial regime – and the rising threat of Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State – tears their homeland apart.

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No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria

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Foreign correspondent Abouzeid spins finely detailed and informed narratives of how life in Bashar al-Assad’s Syria descended into street protests and the bloody ongoing chaos of the “civilian ... Read full review

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About the author (2018)

Rania Abouzeid has spent more than fifteen years reporting on the Middle East, and has written for The New Yorker, the Guardian and TIME magazine among others. A former New America fellow, she has won several international prizes for her work including the Frontline Club Print Award, the Michael Kelly Award and George Polk Award. Rania grew up in Australia and now lives in Beirut, Lebanon.

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