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By Samar Yazbek,Max Weiss

A famous novelist and journalist from the coastal urban of Jableh, Samar Yazbek witnessed the start 4 months of the rebellion first-hand and actively participated in various public activities and budding social events. all through this era she saved a diary of private reflections on, and observations of, this old time. as a result of the outspoken perspectives she released in print and on-line, Yazbek quick attracted the eye and fury of the regime, vicious rumours began to unfold approximately her disloyalty to the place of origin and the Alawite group to which she belongs. The lyrical narrative describes her fight to guard herself and her younger daughter, at the same time her activism propels her right into a scary labyrinth of lack of confidence after she is pressured into residing at the run and detained a number of instances, excluded from the Alawite group and renounced through her family members, her fatherland or even her formative years acquaintances. With infrequent empathy and journalistic prowess Samar Yazbek compiled oral stories from usual Syrians everywhere in the kingdom. choked with snapshots of exhilarating desire and frightening atrocities, she bargains us a unconditionally exact viewpoint at the Syrian rebellion. Hers is a modest but strong testomony to the power and dedication of numerous unnamed Syrians who've united to struggle for his or her freedom. those diaries will encourage all those that learn them, and problem the area to appear anew on the trials and tribulations of the Syrian uprising.

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