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Madness visible

Janine Di Giovanni

Madness visible

a memoir of a war

by Janine Di Giovanni

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Psychological aspects.,
  • War correspondents -- Great Britain.,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995.,
  • Kosovo (Serbia) -- History -- Civil War, 1998-1999.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJanine di Giovanni.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 285 p. ;
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22046347M
    ISBN 100747560560
    OCLC/WorldCa53390058


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