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A darkly comic recollection of a country that no longer exists, and a lyrical examination of the importance of taking a stand when it counts. Set against a backdrop of horrific world events, this is narrative non-fiction at its best.

To a young boy growing up poor but happy in an industrial town in Serbia, politics means many national holidays that result in parades, piglet
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published March 13th 2007 by Vintage Canada (first published 2006)
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Daria
Sep 12, 2008 Daria rated it really liked it
If you are interested in a personal perspective on the war in the former Yugoslavia this is a good place to start. It's especially interesting because the author is a Serb living in Belgrade during the war and who was adamantly against Slobodan Milosovic, his regime and the war. This is a book I will be keeping.
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Apr 27, 2012 Milena rated it really liked it
I think that in the times when a human life loses any value it is not really easy to think. This author has described these recent times in an elegant, poetic, yet very realistic way.
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