A World Made of Blood
by Sebastian Junger (Goodreads Author)
From America's greatest chronicler of life lived at its extremes and the bestselling author of "The Perfect Storm," "War," and "A Death in Belmont" comes a rare work of fiction, an intimate, brutal account of a young American journalist trying to survive his latest assignment. Daniel wanted to escape the Midwest and its small-town newspapers, but he didn't sign up for this...more
Published November 30th 2012 by Byliner
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African conflict and the inhumanity of war, the changing sides and the effect on two journalists who are trying to send photo evidence back home. Rather abrupt ending but than I guess one can fill in the blanks, will they live or will they die?
Great start leads to an abrupt ending. Just when I was really invested in the story, Junger ends it with a few short paragraphs and no real resolution. I wanted more, and while it's a testament to his skills as a fiction writer (I'd only ever read his nonfiction), he didn't end the story well enough.
Sebastian Junger is an American author and journalist. He graduated from Concord Academy in 1980 and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University in cultural anthropology in 1984. He received a National Magazine Award in 2000 for "The Forensics of War," published in Vanity Fair in 1999. In 1997, with the publication of his work, The Perfect Storm, he was touted as the new Hemingway,...moreMore about Sebastian Junger...