Author: Vahida Demirovic
Publisher: Ta-Ha Publishers Ltd. (UK)
Pages: 104 Binding: Paperback
Description from the publisher:
Race with Death is a devastatingly moving account about the Bosnian war. Written by the retired Doctor, who volunteered her services at the hospital in Sarajevo during the height of the conflict, it relates the experiences of patients she treated.
These 22 individual accounts of ordinary man, women and children, describe stories of heroism and selfless sacrifice, pain and suffering, stoical fortitude and stubbornness in the face of indescribable aggression – persecuted because of there faith. They testimony to the brutality inflicted upon a nation that refused to surrender, whose people bore untold tragedy yet remained unbowed. Most of all, they bear witness to the human spirit and the will to survive, as well as giving ample evidence, yet again, of man’s cruelty unto fellow man.