Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo - Pages 21 - 40 Summary & Analysis

Zlata Filipović
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Zlata spends the holiday break enjoying American popular culture (MTV, New Kids on the Block, watching The Witches of Eastwick and Top Gun movies). She is bored. Going to Jahorina for skiing and playing in the snow helps to brighten her mood. Zlata apologizes for not writing more often in her diary.

Zlata again comes down with a bad cold, and so do her mother and father. She gets treated with antibiotics again, and recovers. School starts up again in early February. Her parents are still fighting lingering effects from the flu.

In early March (in 1992), Zlata reports that violence has erupted in Sarajevo. Barricades have been set up all over town. Zlata gets much of her news from an independent radio station. There are reports that 3,000 Chetniks (Serbian nationalists) are marching to attack Sarajevo. On the national "YUTEL TV" station, Bosnian Serb...

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