Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq Characters

Riverbend (blogger)
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Riverbend is the narrator, author, and main protagonist in the novel of Baghdad Burning, a selection of entries from her blog of the same name that appeared online from August 2003 to September 2007. An anonymous writer, very little is known of her as a person in the book, writing as she has to under pseudonym for fear of reprisals and persecution for her outspoken views. What facts do emerge is that she lives somewhere in or near Baghdad during the time of the occupation of Iraq by American coalition forces, is 25, and a highly intelligent and gifted writer. Riverbend apparently was a computer programmer before the war, and graduated from Baghdad University before the bombs started falling and Saddam Hussein started mobilising for the second Gulf War in 2001.

Riverbend has a daily struggle to survive over the threats of 'friendly fire' from the coalition forces, randomised terror attacks...

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