Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Lovers & Madmen: A True Story of Passion, Politics, and Air Piracy” as Want to Read:
Lovers & Madmen: A True Story of Passion, Politics, and Air Piracy
Lovers and Madmen is dominated by two central themes: politics and love. Julienne Busic s memoir takes the reader through the events which shaped her life with Croatian dissident husband, Zvonko assassination attempts, threats from the Yugoslav secret police, flights from country to country, enforced poverty and deprivation and characterizes the love which led to the ...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published June 22nd 2007 by Gray Sunshine
(first published January 1st 1995)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
I'm about halfway through this book. While I think the editing could be a bit tighter and the "Americanization" of Slavic surnames irks me a bit (although it is the American English edition), Busic still tells an incredible story that is difficult to put down. I want to meet this woman.
This is my favorite of all of the books that we've published so far. Patrick, I think I told you about it. It is non-fiction, and very exciting. Busic has great style, and moreover, she has hijacked an airplane in an attempt at nonviolent protest.