Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo - Pages 101 - 120 Summary & Analysis

Zlata Filipović
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Many citizens leave Sarajevo with the same convoy that Maja and Bojana leave with, and Zlata is sad. Zlata's father cuts himself with the electric saw while chopping wood and must be sewn up at the hospital.

Zlata understands that some of the war is about Serbs versus Croats versus Muslims. She doesn't understand such divisions, and thinks that there are good and bad people in each group.

The family continues to hold out for another convoy to take them out of Sarajevo. Meanwhile, the community is taking electric saws to any trees left standing in the city for firewood, and the buzz of these saws fill the air. Zlata celebrates her twelfth birthday on December 3rd, and the community comes together to give her trinkets and enjoy some food.

The nearby town of Otes breaks out in violence. This is the town...

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