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Arcos, Carrie

Summary: Told in two voices, Nadja grows up in war-torn Bosnia in the 1990s and, in the present, refuses to discuss her youth with her daughter, Zara, until both are traumatized by a terrorist attack in Rhode Island.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

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O'Keefe, Emily

Contents: Fast facts -- A visit to Bosnia -- The Archduke and the Emporer -- The Black Hand -- The assassination -- The First World War.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.3 OKE

Hasiuk, Brenda

Summary: "Refugees from the Bosnian War, Lazar's family flees the Siege of Sarajevo and arrives in Winnipeg in the early 1990s. Despite various mini dramas unfolding at home, the bitter cold and a strange city and country, Lazar manages to find a place for himself at school, largely by making friends with Elle, a sassy, outspoken girl who divides her time between living with her hoarder mother and her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books / House of Anansi Press 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HAS

Armstrong, Jesse

Summary: A young man, Andrew, follows his romantic interest, a wealthy young socialite named Penny, across Bosnia in a van, performing an unfinished peace play that they hope will stop the bombings in Sarajevo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ARM

Thornton, I. W. B. (Ian W. B.)

Summary: Johan Thoms (pronounced Yo-han Tomes) was born in Argona, a small town twenty-three miles south of Sarajevo, during the hellish depths of winter 1894. Little did he know that his inability to reverse a car would change the course of 20th Century History forever...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Friday Project 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Savill, David

Summary: "In 1994, Marko Novak's world is torn apart by the death of his best friend, Kemal, a young soldier in the darkest days of the Bosnian war. After the funeral, Marko flees to England, hoping to put his broken homeland, and the part he played in the loss of his friend, behind him. In 2004, human rights researcher Anya Teal is following a tenuous lead in the hunt for a Bosnian man with blood on...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SAV

Fletcher, Martin

Summary: Fifteen years after being assailed by rebel forces while on assignment in Sarajevo in 1993, a cameraman and an interpreter return to the Balkans to work on a documentary about a powerful war criminal who is still in hiding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLE

Summary: Longing to show her son the country where she fell passionately in love with his father, an Italian professor heads off on a summer vacation to the battle-scarred city of Sarajevo. There she discovered a long-hidden secret, which reveals a past more haunted that even her memories can disclose.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Tw

Butcher, Tim

Summary: "On a summer morning in Sarajevo almost a hundred years ago, a teenager took a pistol out of his pocket and fired not just the opening rounds of the First World War but the starting gun for modern history. By killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Gavrilo Princip, started a cycle of events that would leave 15 million dead from fighting between 1914 and 1918...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.311 BUT

Filipović, Zlata.

Summary: Growing up in Sarajevo, the only child of her parents, Zlata's life was like that of any ordinary girl her age. Soon war broke out on the streets and her world changed from that of an ordinary girl to one trapped in a war torn land. Includes color photographs reproduced from her diary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.742 FIL

O'Grady, Scott.

Summary: True story of how O'Grady managed to live through a missile impact at 27,000 feet, the techniques he used to survive in a barren and hostile landscape, and the real story behind the daring daylight resuce mission carried out by the U.S. Marines.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.7024 OGR

Summary: The Wolves are no ordinary motorcycle club as revealed in this gorgeous, surprisingly intimate documentary of trauma and survival. Still struggling after the Bosnian War, the Wolves organize a charity for their town and defend the threatened herd of wild horses they first met on the front line. Out there, with the horses, they confront their past and reclaim that territory as a space for healing.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AMO

Cohen, Roger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.7024 COH

Rieff, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.742 RIE