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Robert Laffont
EAN : 9782221093634
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 336
Size : 153 x 240 mm
Hostage in Chechnya

Alexandre Lévy (avec la collaboration de)
Release date : 05/04/2001

Brice Fleutiaux recounts his eight month experience as a hostage in Chechnya. Fleutiaux's testimony is unusual: it is rare for a hostage to be so receptive to the environment in which he is captured. He managed to build a relationship with his kidnappers: he went from being a menial servant...

Brice Fleutiaux recounts his eight month experience as a hostage in Chechnya. Fleutiaux's testimony is unusual: it is rare for a hostage to be so receptive to the environment in which he is captured. He managed to build a relationship with his kidnappers: he went from being a menial servant to being a true companion, holding animated conversations with his kidnappers, and even caring for wounded Chechen soldiers. What interested Fleutiaux was not sensationalism, but the distress of forgotten populations. His job as a photographer was more than merely that of observer; it was also a pretext to enter into the daily lives of all sorts of people. Although he concluded that it was 'a true lesson of life', Brice Fleutiaux committed suicide at the beginning of the year.

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EAN : 9782221093634
Shaping : BROCHE
Pages : 336
Size : 153 x 240 mm
Robert Laffont