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The Resource The drone eats with me : a Gaza diary, Atef Abu Saif

The drone eats with me : a Gaza diary, Atef Abu Saif

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The drone eats with me : a Gaza diary
Title
The drone eats with me
Title remainder
a Gaza diary
Statement of responsibility
Atef Abu Saif
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An ordinary Gazan's chronicle of the struggle to survive during Israel's 2014 invasion of Gaza The fifty-day Israel-Gaza conflict that began in early July of 2014 left over 2,100 people dead. The overwhelming majority of the dead were Palestinians, including some 500 children. Another 13,000-odd Palestinians were wounded, and 17,200 homes demolished. These statistics are sadly familiar, as is the political rhetoric from Israeli and Palestinian authorities alike. What is less familiar, however, is a sense of the ordinary Gazan society that war lays to waste. One of the few voices to make it out of Gaza was that of Atef Abu Saif, a writer and teacher from Jabalia refugee camp, whose eyewitness accounts (published in the Guardian, New York Times, and elsewhere) offered a rare window into the conflict for Western readers. Here, Abu Saif's complete diaries of the war allow us to witness the events of 2014 from the perspective of a young father, fearing for his family's safety. In The Drone Eats with Me, Abu Saif brings readers an intimate glimpse of life during wartime, as he, his wife, and his two young children attempt to live their lives with a sense of normalcy, in spite of the ever-present danger and carnage that is swallowing the place they call home"--
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Biography type
autobiography
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DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The drone eats with me : a Gaza diary, Atef Abu Saif
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm79079259
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780807049105
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015044062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The drone eats with me : a Gaza diary, Atef Abu Saif
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm79079259
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780807049105
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015044062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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