Pity the Nation

Pity the Nation

Lebanon at War

Book - 2001
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Pity the Nation will rank among the classic accounts of war in our time, both as a historical document and as an eyewitness testament to human savagery. Written by one of Britain's foremost journalists, this remarkable book combines political analysis and war reporting in an unprecedented way. This is an epic account of the Lebanon conflict by an author who has personally witnessed the carnage of Beirut for over a decade.
Publisher: London : Oxford University Press, c2001
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9780192801302
0192801309
Branch Call Number: 956.92 FIS
Characteristics: xxi, 727 p. : maps ; 20 cm

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Jul 25, 2011

As I'm a big fan of Mr Fisk's later work I decided to put in the time to read his earlier account of the atrocious Lebanese civil war, and it was certainly time well spent. Mr Fisk does an admirable job providing both objective detail and a heartfelt interpretation of the tragic insanity of the situation. It should be a must read for aspiring foreign correspondents.

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