Love Thy Neighbor by Peter Maass
A Story of War

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What Michael Herr's Dispatches was to the Vietnam War, Love Thy Neighbor is to the Bosnian War--a brilliantly observed and deeply felt evocation of war by a writer who witnessed it. The work immediately calls to mind Heller's Catch-22 for its grasp of the absurdity of war, and, for its accurate presentation of the events, Neil Sheehan's A Bright, Shining Lie.
 

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Published February 27, 1996 by Knopf. 305 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Political & Social Sciences, War, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Muslims versus Christians, Jews versus non-Jews, whites versus blacks, poor versus rich--there are so many seams along which a society can be torn apart by the manipulators.'' Maass has no doubts about the identity of the ``manipulators'' (Serbia's Slobodan Milosevic, Radovan Karadzic) and the ``...

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Torture, mass murder of civilians, rape and looting are common occurrences in Washington Post staff writer Maass's intensely personal firsthand report on the war in the former Yugoslavia, based on his

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For example, Maass says, the NATO bombing campaign in August 1995 "was exactly the kind of intervention that, for more than three years, the West's leaders had said .

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Torture, mass murder of civilians, rape and looting are common occurrences in Washington Post staff writer Maass's intensely personal firsthand report on the war in the former Yugoslavia, based on his tour as a foreign correspondent in 1992-1993 and supplemented by up-to-date political analysis.

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