Florence H. Levinson was an independent journalist who wrote widely on politics and urban affairs. Her books include Harold Washington: A Political Biography; School Desegregation: Shadow and Substance; and, most recently, Belgrade: Among the Serbs.
A perfect antidote to the mediais version of the war in
Yugoslavia...no one can know the meaning of the Serbian tragedy
without reading this book. -- Barry Schwartz, author of The Battle
for Human Nature
Her account travels through the intellectual soul of a people in an ancient city caught between old terrors and a modern United Nations embargo, a people too diverse, divided, and complicated to be easily demonized. -- Clarence Page, Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, Chicago Tribune * Former U.S. Ambassador To Yugoslavia *
An important book...a story that badly needs telling. In a clear and lively manner, she weaves historical background with contemporary observations, leading the reader through the complex and confusing Balkan maze. -- John Scanlan * Former U.S. Ambassador To Yugoslavia *