Zlata's Diary by Zlata Filipovic audiobook

Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Wartime Sarajevo: Revised Edition

By Zlata Filipovic
Read by Dorota Puzio  and Janine di Giovanni

Penguin Audio
1.57 Hours Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781598877267

When Zlata’s Diary was first published at the height of the Bosnian conflict, it became an international bestseller and was compared to The Diary of Anne Frank, both for the freshness of its voice and the grimness of the world it describes. It begins as the day-to-day record of the life of a typical eleven-year-old girl, preoccupied by piano lessons and birthday parties. But as war engulfs Sarajevo, Zlata Filipovic becomes a witness to food shortages and the deaths of friends and learns to wait out bombardments in a neighbor’s cellar. Yet throughout she remains courageous and observant. The result is a story that has the power to move and instruct readers a world away.

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When Zlata’s Diary was first published at the height of the Bosnian conflict, it became an international bestseller and was compared to The Diary of Anne Frank, both for the freshness of its voice and the grimness of the world it describes. It begins as the day-to-day record of the life of a typical eleven-year-old girl, preoccupied by piano lessons and birthday parties. But as war engulfs Sarajevo, Zlata Filipovic becomes a witness to food shortages and the deaths of friends and learns to wait out bombardments in a neighbor’s cellar. Yet throughout she remains courageous and observant. The result is a story that has the power to move and instruct readers a world away.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 1.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English