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ᥓ Read  Format Kindle @A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War ᦄ PDF by Deborah Campbell ᧖ ᥓ Read Format Kindle @A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War ᦄ PDF by Deborah Campbell ᧖ Winner of the Hilary Weston Writers Trust Prize for NonfictionWinner of the Freedom to Read AwardWinner of the Hubert Evans Prize In the midst of an unfolding international crisis, renowned journalist Deborah Campbell finds herself swept up in the mysterious disappearance of Ahlam, her guide and friend Campbells frank, personal account of a journey through fear and the triumph of friendship and courage is as riveting as it is illuminating. The story begins in 2007, when Deborah Campbell travels undercover to Damascus to report on the exodus of Iraqis into Syria, following the overthrow of Saddam Hussein There she meets and hires Ahlam, a refugee working as a fixerproviding Western media with trustworthy information and contacts to help get the news out Ahlam has fled her home in Iraq after being kidnapped while running a humanitarian center She supports her husband and two children while working to set up a makeshift school for displaced girls Strong and charismatic, she has become an unofficial leader of the refugee community.Campbell is inspired by Ahlams determination to create something good amid so much suffering, and the two women become close friends But one morning, Ahlam is seized from her home in front of Campbells eyes Haunted by the prospect that their work together has led to her friends arrest, Campbell spends the months that follow desperately trying to find Ahlamall the while fearing she could be next.The compelling story of two women caught up in the shadowy politics behind todays most searing conflict, A Disappearance in Damascus reminds us of the courage of those who risk their lives to bring us the worlds news. Deborah Poynton well known landscape artist specialising Original paintings by Deborah is a in river scenes and poppy fields What finds most stimulating to paint are those fleeting occasions when nature the elements combine form such an impact of beauty, either wide sweep tranquil river, or intimate close up look at poppies among corn stalks Winans family Wikipedia The Winans US gospel music artists from Detroit, Michigan A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War

    • Format Kindle
    • 338 pages
    • A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War
    • Deborah Campbell
    • Anglais
    • 2016-10-14T04:34+02:00