Safe Area Gorazde is Sacco’s magnum opus and with it he is poised too become “Joe Sacco is a unique figure in modern comics: there is no one else who. 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.

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Aku tidak rela ditangkap But still, really incisive account of some quite recent history. It gets deep into the inexplicable phenomenon of how Serbs turned on their Muslim neighbors almost overnight when war erupted in Bosnia.

Serbs, Croats, and Muslims, all living together harmoniously until political leaders began stirring up discontent: Gary Groth Kim Thompson. Again, this information is skeletal. Dec 31, Robert Gustavo rated it liked it Shelves: The Serbs and Muslims had lived together peacefully for a long time, until, with war brewing, it became dangerous to do so. The art work is stark. Not just one of the best things I’ve ever seen about the Yugoslav Wars of Succession, but one of the best arguments for non-fiction comics.

He’ll be at Powell’s on Jan 12th at 7: It all felt so groundbreaking, and fragile and absolutelly brave. Sementara para wanita diperkosa dan dianiaya. It was published in I travelled down through parts of Eastern Europe in He sometimes composes from sharply framed or tilted viewpoints, creating a palpable rhythm between matter-of-factly recording of events and more subjective experience.

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Amid this gorazed, Edin returns home from Sarajevo to protect his family. Palestine was a collection of short and long pieces, some depicting Sacco’s travels and encounters with Palestinians and several Israelisand some dramatizing the stories he was told.


What really makes this book exceptional is the fact that Joe Sacco has mastered all of the elements of his craft – the writing and the art hold up equally well despite the high standards that Sacco has evidently set for himself.

As with most complicated histories, the more one reads the more one can understand. And they are, in any case, not totally absent: Out of this came the current division of Bosnia.

At the age of one, he moved with his family to Australia, where he spent his childhood untilwhen they moved to Los Angeles. I suppose they were killed. Mengoperasi tanpa obat bius, mengamputasi dengan pisau dapur adalah sedikit dari kengerian yang terjadi di rumah sakit Gorazde. Amongst other places, Sacco has previously visited Gaza jie the West Bank in Palestine, about which he created his last major work, the impressive Palestine Sacco the critically-acclaimed author of Palestine spent five months in Bosnia inimmersing himself in the human side of life during arda, researching stories that are rarely found in c Praised by The New York TimesBrill’s Content and Publishers WeeklySafe Area Gorazde is the long-awaited and highly sought after page look at war in the former Yugoslavia.

It is part history, part travelogue, and part war journalism all wrapped up into a graphic novel.

Safe Area Goražde: The War in Eastern Bosnia, by Joe Sacco

His novel touches on gorazds friends he met while in country and tries to show a side of the world that was hidden from most of the general public. Sacco came in with the truck column, trailing the hack pack there to grab a quick overview while the destination was in the news.

Jan 02, Saccco rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Neither do occasional half-pages given over to Sacco’s own memories: Edin himself also contributes a substantial part of the wartime testimonials narrated in the book. This was my first book on the Balkanisation of Yugoslavia and it focused on Gorazde – a part of Bosnia. Books by Joe Sacco. Make no mistake, this is a bloody, gruesome, unflinching, compelling account of what was happening in Gorazade and Bosnia.


To me, Sacco came off as kinda creepy but I did like that the majority of the book wasn’t about his experiences or opinions I didn’t care for those parts. This book cleared a lot of things up for me, and did so with an incredibly compelling narrative and graphic style.

Isi ceritanya sendiri bukanlah suatu hal yang mengenakkan.

Sep 29, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it it was amazing Shelves: The neighbors that they shared food with were killing each other. Namun di satu sisi saya berharap jangan sampai kisah di Gorazde, kisah di Srebrenica, di Mostar, Sarajevo, terulang lagi.


Stood on the bridge where Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated. As for his choice of medium—comics—it seems ideally suited to his style of reportage.

Arra has a confusing history, but it essentially came into being after the Second World War. Salah satu daerah yang menjadi ladang pembersihan adalah Gorazde. Drama yang terkandung sarat dengan pesan kemanusiaan tentang makna dari luka dan kehilangan.

Safe Area Gorazde is Sacco’s magnum opus and with it he is poised too become one of America’s most noted journalists.

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Tidak jarang beberapa di antaranya masih meregang nyawa dan merintih penuh rasa sakit. It shows that comic books can be serious! The panels in these sections are presented on white and black backgrounds, respectively.