Zlata Filipovic


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Zlata Filipović (born December 3, 1980) is a Bosnian writer and author of the book Zlata's Diary.

From 1991 to 1993, she wrote in her diary, Mimmy, about the horrors of war in Sarajevo, through which she was living in. Some news agencies and media outlets labeled her the "Anne Frank of Sarajevo". Unlike Frank, however, Zlata and her family all survived and escaped to Paris, ... more »

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  • ''I keep asking why? What for? Who's to blame? I ask but there's no answer. All I know is that we are living in misery.''
    Zlata Filipovic (b. c. 1981), Yugoslavian diarist. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 26 (February 28, 1994). A 13-year-old Sarajevan and the auth...
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