Geraldine Brooks Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over PDF

Geraldine Brooks Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over PDF

Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over

As a young girl in a working class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe, and America Twenty years later Brooks, an award winning foreign correspondent, embarked on a human treasure hunt to fi As a young girl in a working class neighborhood of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to discover the places where history happens and culture comes from, so she enlisted pen pals who offered her a window on adolescence in the Middle East, Europe, and America Twenty years later Brooks, an award winning foreign correspondent, embarked on a human treasure hunt to find her pen friends She found men and women whose lives had been shaped by war and hatred, by fame and notoriety, and by the ravages of mental illness Intimate, moving, and often humorous, Foreign Correspondence speaks to the unquiet heart of every girl who has ever yearned to become a woman of the world

Title : Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over
Author :  Geraldine Brooks
Language : English
Isbn : 0385483732
Format : Paperback
Pages : 240 pages

Rating: 4.6

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