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Baghdad burning

girl blog from Iraq

by Riverbend.

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by The Feminist Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iraq
    • Subjects:
    • Riverbend -- Weblogs,
    • Riverbend -- Diaries,
    • Iraq War, 2003- -- Weblogs,
    • Iraq War, 2003- -- Personal narratives, Iraqi,
    • Insurgency -- Iraq -- Weblogs

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Riverbend ; foreword by Ahdaf Souief ; introduction by James Ridgeway.
      GenreWeblogs., Diaries., Personal narratives, Iraqi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS79.76 .R587 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 286 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3392066M
      ISBN 101558614893
      ISBN 109781558614895
      LC Control Number2005000928

      This book is written by a young woman whom we know only by the name “Riverbend,” who calls her blog “Baghdad Burning” and describes it simply as a “Girl Blog from Iraq.” For more than a year, this anonymous “girl blog” has made the war and occupation real in . This book, Baghdad Burning (I), is the publishing of Riverbend's 's a girl from Iraq and I wish I'd have found her blog at the time of the invasion. I had visited some of the blogs she did, The Angry Arab and Raed in the Middle and Juan Cole, but I don't think I ever saw hers.

      Get this from a library! Baghdad burning: girl blog from Iraq. [Riverbend.] -- Presents the Internet blog entries of a young Iraqi woman living in Baghdad as she chronicles the hardships and complexities of daily life and the intricacies of the political situation during the.   The article quoted a book seller in Baghdad, who said fellow book shop owners in Mosul had told him ISIS fighters were burning books on the streets, but that the .

      Baghdad Burning is a quotidian chronicle of Riverbend’s life with her family between April and September of She describes rolling blackouts, intermittent water access, daily explosions, gas shortages and travel restrictions/5(23).   Editor’s Note: This is an edited excerpt from “Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq” by Riverbend, published by The Feminist Press. The book is a collection of blog entries that rougly span.


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