Praised by The New York Times , Brill's Content and Publishers Weekly , Safe Area Gorazde is the long-awaited and highly sought after 240-page look at war in theformer Yugoslavia. Sacco (the critically-acclaimed author of Palestine )spent five months in Bosnia in 1996, immersing himself in the humanside of life during wartime, researching stories that are rarely foundin conventional news coverage. The book focuses on the Muslim-heldenclave of Gorazde, which was besieged by Bosnian Serbs during the war.Sacco lived for a month in Gorazde, entering before the Muslims trappedinside had access to the outside world, electricity or running water. Safe Area Gorazde is Sacco's magnum opus and with it he is poised too become one ofAmerica's most noted journalists. The book features an introduction byChristopher Hitchens, political columnist for The Nation and Vanity Fair .Sacco, Joe is the author of 'Safe Area Gorazde ' with ISBN 9781560974703 and ISBN 1560974702.