Voices from Chernobyl

by Svetlana Alexiévich

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Voices from Chernobyl

Winner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureWinner of the National Book Critics Circle AwardA journalist by trade, who now suffers from an immune deficiency developed while researching this book, presents personal accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus after the nuclear reactor accident in 1986, and the fear, anger, and uncertainty that they still live with. The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 was awarded to Svetlana Alexievich "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time."

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Challenge: Read Around Europe Challenge
Country: Ukraine flag Ukraine
Language: EN
Genre: Historical

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