Globetrotting as a Refugee Paperback
Civil wars are a sad reminder of our fragile identities and history that keeps repeating itself in a bloody account of victims.
Families are torn apart and cities crumble down. History is wiped out, humanity left in ruins and human lives are shattered to bare survival. Syrian tragedy today, with millions displaced, desperate and devastated fleeing their destroyed homeland while leaving entire lives behind in search of a new and better life is bringing a frightening reality to the comfort of our living rooms.
News reports are flooded with images of little children washed ashore we watch speechless and scared for our own security and comfort. Twenty years ago the civil war wiped out Yugoslavia leaving millions without home. This is a story of a young woman who couldn't change the course of history, yet she turned her tragedy into a triumph by finding courage and dignity to fight her own battle, to overcome fear and loneliness while trying to fit in Longing for home she pushed limits and boundaries and travelled the world to find a new home. On her journey that took her far and wide she crosses different people, places, and cities and discovers her own place in the world and what makes her happy.
She seeks out where her comfort zone is. Where is home and what is it? Is it the family house where we were born and brought up in? Or certain memories we carry with us wherever we go? Branka's personal journey will give an insight into seeking out where our place is and ultimately what is truly important to many of us.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 263 pages
- Publisher: Austin Macauley Publishers
- Publication Date: 31/10/2016
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781785548680