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Pretty Birds - A Novel

Scott Simon

Celebrated NPR personality and acclaimed author Scott Simon is an Emmy and Peabody Award winner. This astonishing novel is based on his experiences covering the siege of Sarajevo. Teenaged Irena and her parents are forced into hiding when Bosnian Serbs launch their war of ethnic cleansing against Muslims. But Tedic, a strong-willed Muslim man, convinces Irena to become a sniper and take up the defense of her home and people. A deadly chess game, Irena's story plays out against the backdrop of a city brutalized by war. Based entirely on true events, Pretty Birds is a powerful and striking tale.

Celebrated NPR personality and acclaimed author Scott Simon is an Emmy and Peabody Award winner. This astonishing novel is based on his experiences covering the siege of Sarajevo. Teenaged Irena and her parents are forced into hiding when Bosnian Serbs launch their war of ethnic cleansing against Muslims. But Tedic, a strong-willed Muslim man, convinces Irena to become a sniper and take up the defense of her home and people. A deadly chess game, Irena's story plays out against the backdrop of a city brutalized by war. Based entirely on true events, Pretty Birds is a powerful and striking tale.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Celebrated NPR personality and acclaimed author Scott Simon is an Emmy and Peabody Award winner. This astonishing novel is based on his experiences covering the siege of Sarajevo. Teenaged Irena and her parents are forced into hiding when Bosnian Serbs launch their war of ethnic cleansing against Muslims. But Tedic, a strong-willed Muslim man, convinces Irena to become a sniper and take up the defense of her home and people. A deadly chess game, Irena's story plays out against the backdrop of a city brutalized by war. Based entirely on true events, Pretty Birds is a powerful and striking tale.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Christina Moore

Length:

13h 51m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

31:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

25:39


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

17:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

18:31


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

11:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

23:32


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

40:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

36:43


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:49


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

23:18


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:52


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:48


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:22


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

26:29


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

37:00


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

23:19


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

20:35


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

24:32


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

22:01


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

09:30


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:17


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

16:33


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

19:20


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

31:06


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

30:51


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

09:16


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

29:23


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

16:29


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

52:25


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

27:13


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

47:40


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

20:47


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

11:23


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

22:47


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

12:05


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

13:20


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

16:54


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

03:03