Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq Summary & Study Guide Description
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The book account of Baghdad Burning is unlike most other novels with characters, plot, and a significant resolution towards the end. The account of Baghdad Burning is in fact a collection of blog articles, comments, and diary entries by an anonymous Iraqi woman who called herself Riverbend.
Riverbend is seemingly young and only 24 at the time of the Second Gulf War and the subsequent Occupation and her entries reflect a young person's struggle to understand and survive what is happening around her as her country is literally blown apart by the opposing sides in the ongoing 'War Against Terror'. At times defiant and angry, whilst at others sympathetic, weary or heartbroken, Riverbend's account of this year covers the full range of human emotions and the individual entries weave together to form a narrative of sorts of what happened in the first year of the Occupation, but told from a...