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Children Of The Siege

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Published January 2nd 1988 by Pan Books (first published January 1st 1988)
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Tammam Aloudat
Dec 21, 2014 Tammam Aloudat rated it really liked it
An incredible account of dr. Cutting's time working as a war surgeon in a Palestinian refugee camp under siege during the mid eighties in Lebanon.

The war raged bs militia fighters bombed the camps, snipers shot women and children, and food and fuel became scarce. During the period, she worked there for months on end with a medical team of foreigners and Palestinian medics.

Dr. Cutting shared people's life and pains and saved life and limb. She tells a significant story of both the camp war and
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Muhammed
Jan 08, 2014 Muhammed rated it really liked it
بداية شديدة الالم لأول قراءاتي في عام 2014....لازلت لا أعلم سر أهتمامي الشديد بحرب لبنان الأهلية...بمرارتها و آلامها ولا منطقيتها.....
كتاب الدكتورة بولين هذا ليس أدبيا بقدر ما هو توثيقي لمآسي الفلسطينيين في مخيم برج البراجنة و غيرة من مخيمات الاجئين الفلسطينيين أثناء حرب المخيمات الثانية...و هي حروب كانت الهدف منها أجلاء المسلحين الفلسطينيين من المخيمات أستباحتها..
يوميات تسرد مآسي تعرض لها هؤلاء الضعفاء و أهوال حدثت على يد سياسيين تلمع صورهم الآن في الصحف و التليفزيون...لن تصدق أن أيديهم كانت يو
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Sarah
Jan 03, 2014 Sarah rated it it was amazing
I first read this book in the late 80's when it was first published but I have re read it again on several occasions. It is the author's account as a surgeon during the siege in the Lebanon and is very readable; well written, thought provoking, harrowing at times, informative but also truly inspirational, it puts every day problems into perspective.
Jennifer Abdo
Feb 28, 2011 Jennifer Abdo rated it it was amazing
This is the story of a doctor who spent 18 mo in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon in the 80s. It is very much a human interest story and of a harrowing time. It was written in a was that made me feel as though I was there.

It's not necessarily political, but you can form some opinions... Gives you a sense of the situation at the time...without having to toe the party line of "Israel's always right".
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