I never saw my saviour again and do not recall his face, except for the sketchiest of outlines. But I believed in him, ever after, as I watched him disappear into the sea, my gratitude as great as my earlier terror.”Bullet, Paper, Rock, -A Memoir of Words and Wars
Abbas El-Zein is an Australian Author. Abbas was born and raised in Beirut. He was twelve years old when the Lebanese war broke out in 1975. He went to the Mission Laïque Francaise school and studied civil engineering at the American University of Beirut.