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Adam Yamey visited (the 'former') Yugoslavia frequently over a period of more than 20 years. He criss-crossed the country from the caves of Slovenia to the peaks of Mount Trebević in Bosnia, from the lake at Mljet to that in Ohrid, from the ramparts of Dubrovnik to those of Kalemegdan in Belgrade, from Marshal Tito’s birthplace in Kumrovec to Albania’s in Prizren. During ...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published August 2013 by Adam Yamey
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Mel
Thank you Adam Yamey for sharing your love of Yugoslavia with everyone. What a delight this was to read. This is a travel journal of pre-war torn Yugoslavia and also a light history lesson. My mother's father was of Serbian origin so I found the descriptions of the foods, places, and music especially riveting. I also really enjoyed the descriptions and histories of all the places. I am giving this five stars and putting it on the best reads pile. I recommend this to anyone with any kind of an ...more
Adam
Aug 16, 2013 Adam rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Being the author of this book, I have no choice but to give my baby 5 stars.

This is a very personal account of Yugoslavia. It is not designed to rival any of the many scholarly and/or polemical books that have been written about the country, especially after the series of tragic civil wars began there. It is an affectionate account of the good times that I experienced whilst visiting my many Yugoslav friends.

I hope that through my words and pictures I have managed to give a more profound view o
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