The Angel of Grozny: Orphans of a Forgotten War

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  • Copyright: 5/25/2010
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group

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In the early hours of New Year's Eve 1994, Russian troops invaded Chechnya, plunging the country into a prolonged and bloody conflict. A foreign correspondent in Moscow at the time, Asne Seierstad traveled regularly to Chechnya to report on the war, describing its effects on those trying to live their daily lives amidst violence. Over the course of a decade, she traveled in secret and under the constant threat of danger.In a broken and devastated society, Seierstad lived amongst the wounded and the lost. And she lived with the orphans of Grozny, those who will shape the country's future, asking the question: what happens to children who grow up surrounded by war and accustomed to violence?

Author Biography

Åsne Seierstad is an award-winning journalist who has reported from such war-torn regions as Chechnya,China, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraq. The author of A Hundred and One Days as well as The Bookseller of Kabul, she lives in Norway.

Table of Contents

The Little Wolfp. 1
... sharpens his kinzhalp. 11
The First Warp. 28
Wolf Huntp. 49
Returnp. 63
The Angel of Groznyp. 71
The Abusedp. 78
Living in a Fogp. 88
Friday Eveningp. 96
Sleep in a Cold Room - Wake Up in a Cold Roomp. 119
Between Mecca and the Kremlinp. 137
The Enemy Among Usp. 152
Welcome to Ramzaniap. 162
New Grozny and the Green Zonep. 173
The Youth Palacep. 179
War and Peacep. 198
His Father's Sonp. 210
Tea, Old Woman?p. 226
While Putin Watchesp. 235
Honourp. 246
The Fistp. 253
For the Fatherlandp. 291
Minus and Plusp. 311
The Little Wolf and the Thiefp. 317
Thank Youp. 341
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