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CHILDREN OF THE TROUBLES
CHILDREN OF THE TROUBLES
Author: Laurel Holliday
In this remarkable second book in the Children of Conflict series, Laurel Holliday presents a powerful collection of young people's memories of growing up in the midst of the violence in Northern Ireland known as "The Troubles." "All my life I have been afraid. When it would get dark I would lie in bed and be frightened to move in case men w...  more » More than sixty Catholic and Protestant children, teenagers, and adults chronicle their coming-of-age experiences in the war zone, from bomb-devastated Belfast to the terrorist-ridden countryside. "It was like my head exploded. It's an experience you can't really understand -- getting shot in the head -- unless it's happened to you.

-- Stephen Robinson, wounded while walking home from secondary school
For the first time in thirty years there is some hope for an end to the murders and bombings that have wounded more than 40,000. But the ravages of war remain indelibly etched on the minds and souls of the generation known as children of "The Troubles."
ISBN-13: 9780671537364
ISBN-10: 0671537369
Publication Date: 3/1/1997
Pages: 384
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Publisher: Atria
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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