Safe Area Goražde has ratings and reviews. Joe Sacco spent five months in war ravaged Bosnia during and put together his experiences for a. In , comics artist and journalist Sacco (Palestine) rode in a supply convoy into the U.N.-designated safe area of Gorazde, a small Bosnian Muslim town. In late and early , cartoonist/reporter Joe Sacco travelled four times to Gorazde, a UN-designated safe area during the Bosnian War.

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Gary Groth Kim Thompson. His own visits are fairly basic, everyone is frightened and devastated by the war and gorazdf experiences the guilt of one able to come and go as he pleases. At the age of one, he moved with his family to Australia, where he spent his childhood untilwhen they moved to Los Angeles.

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Joe Sacco spent five months in war ravaged Bosnia during and put together his experiences for a very compelling read. From Amazon In the waning days of the Bosnian war, Joe Sacco, the cartoonist behind the acclaimed Palestinemade several visits to Gorazde, a UN “safe area” that had been repeatedly attacked by Serb forces.

It does make it hard to grasp the time frame or remember whereabouts you are, but it also helps break up the stories of atrocities with seeing how people are surviving in the “present”.

Isi ceritanya sendiri bukanlah suatu hal yang mengenakkan. If anything, it becomes all the more tragic for it. Ioe has no time to waste; he has wasted the most important period in his life gotazde battlefields. The UN renewed its threats against the Serbs and forced them to back away from the area.


The title sacxo apt and ironical as Gorazde had been declared a “Safe Area” yet it was far from safe. They were each others friends, neighbors. Apr 09, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: Again and again, the eyewitnesses mention how they recognised a neighbour among either the dead or the killers.

The political situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is rapidly deteriorating. Sacco is a pioneer of this extremely humanistic new genre, and here he bears witness to the horrors of the war in Bosnia. There was more than one page that had me near tears and I looked forward to every break in chapter so I could close the book and re-group my wits again. Keen to read more.

Perang Bosnia adalah sebua Kejayaan Nazi memang sudah lama berlalu, namun filosofi fasis-nya masih terus diusung pada setiap perang dimanapun setelahnya.

This is not a both-sidesism book. But I’ve found that teachers are much better at that these days, and have seen English teachers, for example, use story boards graphic novel interpretations as ways for students to interpret books they’ve read, like A Thousand Splendid Suns.

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This graphic novel captures the experience of that city under siege brilliantly, as well as the wider war in all its internecine fury and tragedy. This is not easy to do with material that relates such a powerful tale of the worst shortcomings of the human race.

Bosniaks are caught unaware, and many lose their family members and loved ones while escaping from the indiscriminate attack. Sacco the critically-acclaimed author of Palestine spent five months in Bosnia inimmersing himself in the human side of life during wartime, researching stories that are rarely found in conventional news coverage.


Sep 29, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sacco stands back and lets the interviewees tell their stories, keeping his editorializing and personal reflections to interludes. Tetapi, mereka tidak berbuat apa-apa.

The illustrations are impressive, but they cannot be said to look pretty- although that is part of the point. His method of relating the failure of the world community is unrelenting. Ya, saya tahu borazde ini telah berlalu, 20 tahun lalu.

So when the fighting began, it was the Bosniaks old friends and neighbors who came for them. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. It’s graphic format makes it a highly accessible historical text.

Again, this information is skeletal. The war in Bosnia has become a kind of “forgotten war”, a genocide that has slipped from the public consciousness. I knew close to nothing about what was happening in this little piece of the world before reading SAG.

Sacco interviewed survivors of the siege of Gorazde and assembled their recollections into Safe Area Gorazdea harrowing documentary comic destined to become a classic of war reporting. A picture is worth a thousand words and Sacco grabs ahold of this concept in this profound and enormously well-captured work on the Bosnian War. Namun untung saja perang itu telah selesai.

I think this may be one of the gorzde moving and gut-wrenching books about war that I’ve ever read. Want to see more reviews on this item?