A Hundred and One Days: Book summary and reviews of A Hundred and One Days by Asne Seierstad

A Hundred and One Days

By Asne Seierstad

A Hundred and One Days
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2005,
    321 pages.

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A portrait of Baghdad under siege based on Seierstad's 101 days in the city, by the author of The Bookseller of Kabul.

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"While more ambitious narratives may provide more context, this is a valuable impressionistic portrait; it may lack the concentrated intimacy of The Bookseller of Kabul, but should backlist well as part of the tapestry of Iraq coverage. " - PW

"Seierstad puts a human face to and provides insight into the mosaic of the people of Iraq, the Bath party supporters, the dissidents, and the average person caught in the nightmare of the Saddam regime and the horrors of war." - School Library Journal

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Asne Seierstad Author Biography

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Åsne Seierstad is an award-winning journalist who has reported from such war-torn regions as Chechnya, China, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. The author of A Hundred and One Days as well as The Bookseller of Kabul, she lives in Norway.

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