Click to enlarge image
My Father Was a Freedom Fighter
Gaza's Untold Story
- ISBN: 9780745328812
- Extent: 232pp
- Release Date: 09 Dec 2009
- Size: 230mm x 150mm
- Format: Paperback
- Illustrations: 1 photograph
- Category: Middle East Studies Israel/Palestine
Gaza is the frontline in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and rarely out of the news, this book explores the daily lives of the people in the region, giving us an insight into what is at risk in each round of violence.
Ramzy Baroud tells his father's fascinating story. Driven out of his village to a refugee camp, he took up arms and fought the occupation at the same time raising a family and trying to do the best for his children. Baroud's vivid and honest account reveals the complex human beings; revolutionaries, great moms and dads, lovers, and comedians that make Gaza so much more than just a disputed territory.
About The Author
Ramzy Baroud is a syndicated columnist, veteran journalist and Editor-in-Chief of PalestineChronicle.com. He has appeared on numerous television programs including CNN International, BBC, ABC Australia, National Public Radio and Al-Jazeera. His previous books include Searching Jenin: Eyewitness Accounts of the Israeli Invasion (2003) and The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People's Struggle (Pluto, 2006).