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No Place Like Home: Echoes from Kosovo

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British photographer and BBC radio reporter Melanie Friend has covered the Balkans since 1989. Her visits have been brief and always subject to film confiscation and surveillance. In 1999, as NATO bombs fell on Serbia, and ethnic Albanians fled Kosovo, Friend took portraits in the refugee camps of Macedonia. The 75 photographs and extraordinary interviews present one of ...more
Paperback, 175 pages
Published November 7th 2001 by Cleis Press
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Kimmy
Sep 02, 2012 Kimmy rated it it was amazing
Wow. What an awesome book and a refreshing way that the author has chosen to communicate the stories of these victims of war. Unlike a few of the books I just read about the conflicts in the Balkans, this book was much more than a dry regurgitation of history lessons. Through pictures and first hand accounts of real people, the author manages to convey the real emotion and the gripping pain of these survivors.
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Images and essays about the people of Kosovo and their homes. What I saw were regular people, just like I see every day in the American midwest, who are simply trying to live their lives as they see best. With very modest and clean homes. In a land that is quite beautiful.

Except for the conflict, that mercilessly killed thousands of people and brutally destroyed their lives and homes.

A horrible tragedy. It will take hundreds of years and a great many generations to put this into the past. If th
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