People Like Us

People Like Us

Misrepresenting the Middle East

eBook - 2009
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In People Like Us, which became a bestseller in Holland, Joris Luyendijk tells the story of his five years as a correspondent in the Middle East. Extremely young for a correspondent but fluent in Arabic, he spoke with stone throwers and terrorists, taxi drivers and professors, victims and aggressors, and all of their families. He chronicles first-hand experiences of dictatorship, occupation, terror, and war. His stories cast light on a number of major crises, from the Iraq War to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, along with less-reported issues such as underage orphan trash-collectors in Cairo
Publisher: New York : Soft Skull Press, 2009
ISBN: 9781593763541
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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