The Seasons of Trouble

The Seasons of Trouble

Life Amid the Ruins of Sri Lanka's Civil War

Book - 2014
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Is it possible to find an ordinary life among the debris of war? Rohini Mohan's searing account of three lives caught up in the devastation shows how the war continues long after peace has been declared. While Sarva, a city-bred young man, is dragged off the streets by the police and accused of being a spy, his mother Raji attempts to search for him through the Kafkaesque Sri Lankan bureaucracy. Meanwhile, Swarna, once a child soldier, tries to rebuild her life as a mother to toddlers. Their turbulent journeys reveal the realities of day-to-day living in a region wracked by violence and mistrust.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY :, Verso,, 2014
Description: xiii, 353 pages : map ; 24 cm
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781781686003
Branch Call Number: 954.93032 Moh


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