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    DescriptionIn the early hours of New Year's Eve 1994, Russian troops invaded the Republic of Chechnya, plunging the country into a prolonged and bloody conflict. ?sne Seierstad reported regularly on the war, describing its effects on those trying to live their daily lives amidst the violence. In 2006 and 2007 she returned, travelling in secret, in constant danger. The tragedy of Chechnya had continued but the world had moved on. In a broken and devastated society she meets the orphans, the wounded, the lost - and tells their stories at last.

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    The Angel of Grozny
    Life Inside Chechnya
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Asne Seierstad, Translated by Nadia Christensen
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 281 g
    ISBN 13: 9781844083961
    ISBN 10: 1844083969

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25580
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBW, HBLX
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JMC
    BISAC V2.8: HIS032000
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVUAC
    BIC subject category V2: 3JMC
    DC22: 947.52
    BIC subject category V2: 1DVUAC
    Thema V1.0: NHW, NHD
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    Virago Press Ltd
    Publication date
    02 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Asne Seierstad (born 1970) has worked as a correspondent in Russia, China, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq, amongst many other places. She has received numerous awards for her journalism. She lives in Oslo.
    Review quote
    The best book in English about one of the world's most brutal and under-reported conflicts ... a fascinating, if often horrifying, read Christina Lamb, Sunday Times Invaluable ... she has a real eye for detail and the human heart of a story Observer Touching stories of loss, survival and bravery ... an invaluable account of the stormy conflicts that have blighted the area for centuries Time Out Impossible to ignore ... [An] important book Guardian