This Divided Island

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Subtitle: Stories from the Sri Lankan War
Author: Samanth Subramanian
Publisher: Atlantic Books (2015)
ISBN-10: 0857895950
ISBN-13: 9780857895950
Condition: Very Good. Light wear to cover edges and corners.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 23.5 x 15.5 x 2.5 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg
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In the summer of 2009, the leader of the dreaded Tamil Tiger guerrillas was killed, bringing to a bloody end the stubborn and complicated civil war in Sri Lanka. For nearly thirty years, the war's fingers had reached everywhere: into the bustle of Colombo, the Buddhist monasteries scattered across the island, the soft hills of central Sri Lanka, the curves of the eastern coast near Batticaloa and Trincomalee, and the stark, hot north. With its genius for brutality, the war left few places, and fewer people, untouched. This Divided Island is a harrowing and humane investigation of a country still inflamed.

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