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A Hundred And One Days: A Baghdad Journal

Asne Seierstad

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Prose: non-fiction, Sociology & anthropology

* From the author of the bestselling BOOKSELLER OF KABUL, 101 DAYS is a fascinating and insightful account of the Iraq war. It's already a huge bestseller in Europe, with rights sold in 9 countries.

From the author of the bestselling BOOKSELLER OF KABUL, 101 DAYS is a fascinating and insightful account of the Iraq war. It's already a huge bestseller in Europe, with rights sold in 9 countries.

In January 2003 Asne Seierstad entered Baghdad on a ten-day visa. She was to stay for over three months, reporting on the war and its aftermath. A HUNDRED AND ONE DAYS is her compelling account of a city under siege, and a fascinating insight into the life of a foreign correspondent. An award-winning writer, Seierstad brilliantly details the frustrations and dangers journalists faced trying to uncover the truth behind the all-pervasive propaganda. She also offers a unique portrait of Baghdad and its people, trying to go about their daily business under the constant threat of attack. Seierstad's passionate and erudite book conveys both the drama and the tragedy of her one hundred and one days in a city at war.

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  • A story you won't be able to put down. - BOOKSELLER

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Asne Seierstad

Asne Seierstad was born in 1970 and studied Russian, Spanish and the History of Philosophy at Oslo University. An internationally bestselling author, she has also received numerous awards for her journalism. She has worked as a war correspondent across the world, including Russia, China, Iraq and Afghanistan. Her second book, The Bookseller of Kabul, has sold over two million copies and the paperback was in the Sunday Times top ten for over a year. Her other critically acclaimed works include A Hundred and One Days: A Baghdad Journal and The Angel of Grozny. Following the atrocities in Oslo and Utoya in July 2011, she attended the trial of Anders Breivik and then began work on One of Us, which became a European bestseller. All of Asne Seierstad's books are published by Virago.

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