Boys in Zinc [Audiobook] download free by Svetlana Alexievich

Boys in Zinc Audiobook download free by Svetlana Alexievich
  • Listen audiobook: Boys in Zinc
  • Author: Svetlana Alexievich
  • Release date: 2017/6/11
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780241264119
  • Rating: 7.47 of 10
  • Votes: 491
  • Review by: Helen Mccloskey
  • Review rating: 9.71 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/26
  • Duration: 3H44M45S in 256 kbps (60.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-11
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MOD, OPUS, WAV, MPEG4, FLAC, MP3, WMA (compression BZ, AZW3, ZIP, CBR, TAR.LZO, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 17M32S (4.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The least well-known wonderful writer I've ever come across' - Jenni Murray, BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour'Alexievich's artistry has raised oral history to a totally different dimension' - Antony BeevorHaunting stories from the Soviet-Afghan War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature - A new translation based on the revised text - From 1979 to 1989 Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed thousands of casualties on both sides. While the Soviet Union talked about a 'peace-keeping' mission, the dead were shipped back in sealed zinc coffins. Boys in Zinc presents the honest testimonies of soldiers, doctors and nurses, mothers, wives and siblings who describe the lasting effects of war. Weaving together their stories, Svetlana Alexievich shows us the truth of the Soviet-Afghan conflict: the killing and the beauty of small everyday moments, the shame of returned veterans, the worries of all those left behind. When it was first published in the USSR in 1991, Boys in Zinc sparked huge controversy for its unflinching, harrowing insight into the realities of war.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Reportage & Collected Journalism, Marxism & Communism, Asian History, Cold War, Journalistic Style Guides, Military History: Post WW2 Conflicts, Military History
  • Download servers: Jirafeau, FileWhopper, Hotfile, Torrent, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive. Compressed in BZ, AZW3, ZIP, CBR, TAR.LZO, RAR
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.69 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x17mm
  • Weight: 224g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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