Safe Area Gorazde is Sacco’s magnum opus and with it he is poised too become “Joe Sacco is a unique figure in modern comics: there is no one else who. Safe Area Goražde has ratings and reviews. Joe Sacco spent five months in war ravaged Bosnia during and put together his experiences for a. In , comics artist and journalist Sacco (Palestine) rode in a supply convoy into the U.N.-designated safe area of Gorazde, a small Bosnian Muslim town.
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Sebagian dari populasinya adalah Muslim dan telah lama sebelumnya hidup berdampingan dengan orang-orang Serbia sampai akhirnya perang mengguratkan garis pemisah yang sangat jelas di antara keduanya.
But then, isn’t that as well part of war, and isn’ Having worked myself in Gorazde, I know of few more interesting or addictive places. jo
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Joe Sacco spent five months in war ravaged Bosnia during and put together his experiences for a very compelling read. Kekejaman di luas batas kemanusiaan ini terjadi di masa modern. Perang Bosnia adalah sebuah upaya genosida pemusnahan suatu kaum atau etnis yang disulut propaganda rasialis yang sempit.
Feb 22, Kirsten rated it it was amazing Shelves: No one was spared. Neither do occasional half-pages given over to Sacco’s own memories: Edin, Izet, Riki, Dr. His method of relating the failure of the world community is unrelenting.
Nov 11, Jeff rated it really liked it. It does not at all detract from the masterpiece that Safe Area Gorazde though- it just means that it is a lot more like reading an in-depth novel than other graphic novels.
It all felt so groundbreaking, and fragile and absolutelly brave. Then he goes on to relate how the Serbs break into his flat and beat him up, after which they throw him on the back of a lorry. Dan yang paling heroik adalah perjalanan panjang warga menembus dinginnya malam yang sangat menusuk demi mendapatkan bahan-bahan makanan selama perjalanan beberapa orang mati pelan-pelan dan bahkan sampai gila.
Inhe left the U. May 15, Lucille Zimmerman rated it it was amazing. His opinions are reflected more in the selection of the material than in its presentation. It’s not something a textbook, Wikipedia, or a typical, traditional, journalist article could have ever taught me. Journalism becomes something exciting, probably like it hasn’t been since the golden days of Magnum. While reading books like Maus and Persepolis, they were very well balanced between art, dialog, and narration; this book, however, seems much more reliant on narration than the other nonfiction graphic novels I have read.
I want to like this book more than I actually do.
Sacco really focuses on what happened to the people living in this region of the world, skipping no details. What really makes this book exceptional is the fact that Joe Sacco has mastered all of the elements of his craft – the writing and the art hold up equally well despite the high standards that Sacco has evidently set for himself.
He graduated from Sunset High in While I didn’t expect this to be light hearted or breezy, I certainly wasn’t prepared sacco the depth of horror I felt. The art is gritty and violent, and does not shy away from showing all of the horrors of war and genocide.
After much effort, he finally makes it on to a Red Cross convoy out of the area.
Again and again, the eyewitnesses mention how they recognised a neighbour among either the dead or the killers. Sep 29, Shannon Giraffe Days rated it it was amazing Shelves: Not because war is exciting. Houses looted and burned.
I think this may be one of the most moving and gut-wrenching books about war that I’ve ever read. This job provided the opportunity for him to create another satire: Written in and originally published on the Rackham website in Goodreads helps you keep track of groazde you want to read. The blunt and matter-of-fact descriptions of eyewitness accounts of the horrors at Srebrenica and other places are a contrast to what is happening on the page, because although the words are shocking themselves, with stories of children and entire families being murdered, the image that accompanies these words truly made me understand the impact of what was happening.
Food supplies airlifted by U.
Gorazde terletak sekitar km dari Sarajevo, ibukota Bosnia Herzegovina. I sort of decided to forget it and just go the other route, which was basically take my hobby, which has been cartooning, and see if I could make a living out of that,” he later told the BBC. Palestine was a collection of short and long pieces, some depicting Sacco’s travels and encounters with Palestinians and several Israelisand some dramatizing the stories he was told.
The population was made up of three distinct ethnic and religious groups: Saya juga hanya seorang pelajar SMA jelang kuliah yang kala itu menyimak tentang Bosnia dari koran dan majalah juga dari kakak pengajar bimbel, ribuan kilometer jaraknya dari negeri Balkan ini.
UN relief convoys reached the haven along the route east out of Sarajevo, called the Blue Road after the colour of UN helmets and berets. Kami berharap PBB bisa menghentikannya Shimmering, harsh, almost nightmaric. However, townsfolk point out that there is still much more to go. Edin has no time to waste; he has wasted the most important period in his life in battlefields. The story of the Bosnian War is a bit complicated like most wars but here is a radically condensed summary: Throughout the film, Werner Herzog appears to be straining to impersonate his idea of classical studio craftsmanship.
These people anchor the story; despite—or perhaps due to—their testimonials generally being less harrowing than those given by others, they enable our identification. There was more than one page that gotazde me near tears and I looked forward to every break in chapter so I could close the book and re-group my wits again. He pleads with him for help and saves himself by assisting the Chetniks load the truck.
Amid this atmosphere, Edin returns home from Sarajevo to protect his family. View all 4 comments.