Goulet, Dora-Marie

Goulet, Dora-Marie

Dora-Marie Goulet

1 September 2008Review

Booksurge, 2008; ISBN 978-1438202433; 240pp; £12.99

118 Days celebrates the “explosion of goodness” that arose from the kidnapping of four peace activists in Baghdad on 26 November 2005.

In 22 articles by 24 different authors, the book explores how this terrible event touched so many people in positive ways – from increased cooperation between peace and faith groups in Britain, to demonstrations of solidarity in the West Bank, and from discussions on the value of self-sacrifice in a US penitentiary to the media frenzy in the UK, the…