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Maud, vingt et un ans, cache sa beauté et ses idéaux derrière de vilaines lunettes. Elle s'engage dans une ONG et se retrouve au volant d'un quinze tonnes sur les routes de la Bosnie en guerre. Les quatre hommes qui l'accompagnent dans ce convoi sont bien différents de l'image habituelle des volontaires humanitaires. Dans ce quotidien de machisme, Maud réussira malgré tout à se placer au centre du jeu. Un à un, ses compagnons vont lui révéler les blessures secrètes de leur existence. Et la véritable nature de leur chargement. À travers des personnages d'une force exceptionnelle, Jean-Christophe Rufin nous offre un puissant thriller psychologique. Et l'aventure de Maud éclaire un des dilemmes les plus fondamentaux de notre époque. À l'heure où la violence s'invite jusqu'au cœur de l'Europe, y a-t-il encore une place pour la neutralité bienveillante de l'action humanitaire? Face à la souffrance, n'est-il pas temps, désormais, de prendre les armes ?

A humanitarian truck passes through a country at war. On board are four men and one woman. As they enter the combat zones, their personalities are revealed little by little. Friendships are formed and a passionate love emerges.

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Author(s):
Rufin, Jean-Christophe
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
2070146413
ISBN-13:
9782070146413
Number of pages:
387
Publisher:
Blanche Gallimard

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Maud, vingt et un ans, cache sa beauté et ses idéaux derrière de vilaines lunettes. Elle s'engage dans une ONG et se retrouve au volant d'un quinze tonnes sur les routes de la Bosnie en guerre. Les quatre hommes qui l'accompagnent dans ce convoi sont bien différents de l'image habituelle des volontaires humanitaires. Dans ce quotidien de machisme, Maud réussira malgré tout à se placer au centre du jeu. Un à un, ses compagnons vont lui révéler les blessures secrètes de leur existence. Et la véritable nature de leur chargement. À travers des personnages d'une force exceptionnelle, Jean-Christophe Rufin nous offre un puissant thriller psychologique. Et l'aventure de Maud éclaire un des dilemmes les plus fondamentaux de notre époque. À l'heure où la violence s'invite jusqu'au cœur de l'Europe, y a-t-il encore une place pour la neutralité bienveillante de l'action humanitaire? Face à la souffrance, n'est-il pas temps, désormais, de prendre les armes ?

A humanitarian truck passes through a country at war. On board are four men and one woman. As they enter the combat zones, their personalities are revealed little by little. Friendships are formed and a passionate love emerges.

Author(s):
Rufin, Jean-Christophe
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
2070146413
ISBN-13:
9782070146413
Number of pages:
387
Publisher:
Blanche Gallimard

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