FOREWORD BY CHRISTINA LAMB Journalist Samar Yazbek was forced into
exile by Assad's regime. When the uprising in Syria turned to
bloodshed, she was determined to take action and secretly returned
several times. The Crossing is her rare, powerful and courageous
testament to what she found inside the borders of her homeland.
From the first peaceful protests for democracy to the arrival of
ISIS, she bears witness to those struggling to survive, to the
humanity that can flower amidst annihilation, and why so many are
now desperate to flee.