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The Woman Who Fell from the Sky - Jennifer Steil
The Woman Who Fell from the Sky
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For both employer and employee, it seemed like a crazy decision: Why would a newspaper in one of the most religiously conservative countries on Earth hire a female liberal Manhattan journalist as their new editor-in-chief, and why on earth would she accept the job? With all the incongruities in... show more
For both employer and employee, it seemed like a crazy decision: Why would a newspaper in one of the most religiously conservative countries on Earth hire a female liberal Manhattan journalist as their new editor-in-chief, and why on earth would she accept the job? With all the incongruities in full view, however, Jennifer Steil became the new editor-in-chief of the Yemen Observer. She knew that as a single woman, living and working in the impoverished ancestral home of Osama bin Laden would be stressful when it wasn't just plain weird. And it was and yet she survived. A travel essay you will never forget.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780307715876 (0307715876)
ASIN: B0036S4F1I
Publisher: Broadway Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Woman Who Fell from the Sky
Jennifer Steil has an intimate, chatty, self-effacing style of writing which is similar to Elizabeth Gilbert (EAT PRAY LOVE). I find it accessible and a delight to read.Having researched Yemen for my novel, I already knew a great deal about Sana'a - the capital city of that fascinating country. Ms S...
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Another book that is hard to rate because of the content - it was a good read, intriguing and kind of made me want to visit Yemen (although I doubt I ever will). It was interesting seeing her assimilation into the Yemenese culture as she started working with them, as well as being a woman in a male...
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