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Enemy Lines Childhood, Warfare, and Play in Batticaloa

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ISBN-10: 0520245164

ISBN-13: 9780520245167

Edition: 2007

Authors: Margaret Trawick

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Enemy Linescaptures the extraordinary story of boys and girls coming of age during a civil war. Margaret Trawick lived and worked in Batticaloa in eastern Sri Lanka, where thousands of youths have been recruited into the Sri Lankan armed resistance movement known as the Tamil Tigers. This compelling account of her experiences is a powerful exploration of how children respond to the presence of war and how adults have responded to the presence of children in this conflict. Her beautifully written account, which includes voices of the teenagers and young adults who have joined the Tamil Tigers, brings alive a region where childhood, warfare, and play have become commingled in a world of…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 4/11/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Tamil Trasliterations
The Past
March 1996
Vasanta and Rosa
About Vithusa
What Menan Showed Me
Girls in the LTTE
Boys in the LTTE
Spectacles and Mysteries
Look for What You Do Not See
General Index
Index of People
Index of Places