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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 a number of public activities and budding social pursuits. all through this era she saved a diary of non-public reflections on, and observations of, this old time. a result of 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 fatherland and the Alawite neighborhood 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 compelled into residing at the run and detained a number of instances, excluded from the Alawite neighborhood and renounced by way of her relatives, her homeland or even her adolescence buddies. With infrequent empathy and journalistic prowess Samar Yazbek compiled oral tales from traditional Syrians all around the state. choked with snapshots of exhilarating desire and frightening atrocities, she deals us a unconditionally distinctive point of view at the Syrian rebellion. Hers is a modest but strong testomony to the energy 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 seem anew on the trials and tribulations of the Syrian uprising.

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