The Cellist of Sarajevo [Steven Galloway] on Amazon.com. *FREE* super saver shipping on qualifying offers. The acclaimed and inspiring international bestseller that is a tribute to the human spirit.
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"The Cellist of Sarajevo" by Steven Galloway was a story of 4 strangers whose lives were affected by the seige on sarajevo. A cellist who witnessed a mortar fall in a marketplace full of people waiting for bread decided to play a song that filled him with hope, one day for every life taken by the mortar that fell that day. Kenen, a man who takes the deadly trip of walking to get water for his family and finds that even after all the destruction around him, he still has his family and there is still hope. Arrow, a girl that has become a sniper protects the cellist, like she protects her former self by changing her name, and is recruited into the army, finds that there is no way to run from what is happening, only to accept it. The last character is Dragan. Dragan attempts to avoid his life after his wife and child flee to Italy, but finds hope in his acceptance of the world as the way it is and himself once he runs into an old friend who is then shot by a sniper on her way to help refugees.