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The War You Think I Survived: Uncovering the Unfiltered Human Experience and the Truth about "Surviving a War"

Asmaa Althami

In a world filled with constant wars, the media often captures the violence but overlooks the personal stories behind them. 'The War You Think I Survived' sheds light on these untold stories, giving names, emotions, and faces to those ignored in the headlines.


Set in Yemen in 2015, the book recounts Asmaa's nearly year-long experience living through war. From displacement and border crossings to the emotional evolution of home, it delves into the true essence of surviving war. The author highlights the gap between the war she experienced and the perception of war held by others.


The book steers clear of political aspects, choosing instead to explore the raw human experience of war. By sharing Asmaa's perspective, readers are invited to examine the lasting psychological effects of war, often overshadowed by its physical manifestations.

'The War You Think I Survived' is a blend of diary entries from the time and analysis written almost a decade later. It serves as a poignant reminder that the true cost of war extends far beyond the battlefield, leaving indelible scars that may never fully heal.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Non-Fiction
  • Publish Date: Apr 2nd, 2024
  • Pages: 80
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.19in - 0.25lb
  • EAN: 9798218393908
  • Categories: MemoirsActivism & Social JusticeArab & Middle Eastern

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