Adopting Sarajevo

  • von Alexandra Marshall
  • Sprecher: Helen Lloyd
  • 1 Std. 55 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch

Beschreibung

Orphaned during the Siege of Sarajevo, Marina - now a teenage figure skating star - returns to Bosnia for the first time since an American family adopted her as a baby. Tag along with Marina as she discovers the true meaning of family, learns about her heritage, and explores the war-torn city that could have been her home.
Alexandra Marshall is the author of five novels and one nonfiction book. Her short fiction, essays, feature stories, travel journalism, and opinion pieces have appeared in many literary journals, newspapers, and magazines. Marshall has also been a film critic for The American Prospect and a guest columnist for The Boston Globe. She has taught writing in two Harvard extension programs and at Emerson College. Born in Western Pennsylvania and raised in the near suburbs of New York City, Marshall has lived in Boston since 1977.
Ploughshares, the literary magazine of Emerson College

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Not fish, not meat ...

Where I should start, I like Helen Llyod reading and voice and will search for another audio book she presented, but she cannot make it up.

Alexandra Marshall is an author with a long career and this is really no highlight of this career. I am sure she was never in Sarajevo, I feel no connection between this city and her. In 2009 there was beginning of the crisis, but also today in the peak of the crisis you have a great stay in Sarajevo, without secret police ... safer than most of American cities (as qualified comment as the her knowledge of Sarajevo).

I do not feel any connection between Marina and Sarajevo, it's like you go somewhere and you like it. Nothing was there, nothing ...

Most I hate if persons which are not knowing anything talking about the "Yugoslavic Catastrophe" which was a civil war between the people of different nationality. Als long the war criminals of all nationalities are heroes for their people there cannot be peace ... this book is shallow in all dimesions, and also for fiction you habe to do your homework: research!
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- Alexander

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  • Erscheinungsdatum: 18.12.2015
  • Verlag: Audible Studios