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I heard about the topic of your show this morning as I drove into work and I look forward to listening in on the discussion this evening. I recall you requested suggestions for amazing books related to war, and I'd like to share my passion for "Fools Rush In" by Bill Carter. I first read this book five years ago and devoured it in nearly one sitting. It's one of the most inspiring books I've read - and I currently work for his publisher to help promote it. Here's a little synopsis:
"When Bill Carter’s fiancé was killed in a tragic automobile accident, grief guided him on a listless journey across the world and into the heart of Bosnia’s capital city of Sarajevo during the height of the Bosnian War.
Fools Rush In, published by Schaffner Press, is Carter's memoir about his experience working through loss, dodging bullets and bombs, and delivering aid to desperate citizens cut off from the rest of the world by the longest military siege of a European capital in modern history. Fools Rush In is a startling portrait of life in a war zone and demonstrates the extraordinary ability of humans to adapt to even the worst imaginable circumstances."
Thank you for letting me share!
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