Not Afraid, For You Have Sons in AmericaHow a Brooklyn Roofer Helped
Lure the U.S. into the Kosovo War
By Stacy Sullivan
ISBN # 0-312-28558-2
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"Snappily written with a keen eye for telling personal tics and
crushing political ironies, Sullivan's book reveals that this
crucial, underreported event of the late '90s was more multilateral
than anyone imagined." — Publisher’s Weekly
"Stacy Sullivan…has pulled off an improbable
feat. She has written an irresistibly readable book about the
grim war in Kosovo, a conflict obscure to many Americans, even
during the 78 days in 1999 when the United States was pounding
the place with bombs.... The narrative is so strong that you hardly
notice that Sullivan's book is deeply serious, historically sophisticated
and morally complex."
The Washington Post
"With her remarkable tales of gun-running,
intrigue, high politics, and murder, Sullivan has given us a work
of contemporary history that reads more like a crime thriller.
She has also offered a disturbing glimpse behind the scenes of
one of the only wars ever waged on humanitarian grounds."
— Samantha Power, author of the
Pulitzer Prize-winning A Problem From Hell
"Stacy Sullivan chronicles the awful machinery
of war, the high idealism and base cynicism, the brutal politics
and utopian visions, which propel young men into battlefields
and often leaves them broken and scarred. She captures, through
her dogged reporting, the dark and frightening labyrinth of war."
— Chris Hedges, author of War
Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning
"60 Minutes" will feature a segment on Be Not Afraid... on Sunday, March 20, 2005.
A documentary based on the book, entitled "The
Brooklyn Connection," will air on PBS on July 19, 2005.
Read Stacy Sullivan's article in New York magazine.
Hear her on public radio’s “The
The aftermath of a Serb attack in Kosovo
Ron Haviv of the VII Photo Agency
The men of the Krasniqi family. (Florin,
standing, second from right)
Family photo courtesy Florin Krasniqi
Images from the KLA including a portrait
of the late Adrian Krasniqi (top left) Ron Haviv, VII Photo Agency.