Lipstick in Afghanistan by Roberta Gately

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Published by Gallery Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nurses -- Fiction,
  • Afghan War, 2001- -- Fiction,
  • Americans -- Afghanistan -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRoberta Gately.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3607.A78836 L57 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24110068M
ISBN 109781439191385, 9781439191446
LC Control Number2010006735

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Gripped by haunting magazine images of starving refugees, Elsa has dreamed of becoming a nurse since she was a teenager, of leaving her.

No one in her family has ever escaped poverty, but Elsa has a secret weapon: a tube of lipstick she found in her older sister's bureau. Wearing it never fails to raise her spirits and cement her determination.

With lipstick on, she can do anything, even travel alone to war-torn Afghanistan in the wake of 9/11"--Publisher description.

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Roberta Gately (Goodreads Author) avg rating — 1, ratings. Want to Read saving. Though the lipstick gimmick ("her lips colored a daring red for confidence") quickly gets old and the prose is pedestrian, Gately, a nurse who spent.

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It's the kind of story that works well as an audible book; easy to follow. What did you like best about this story. It is based on the author's experiences in a war-torn country, and thus feels gritty and real.

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Drawing on her own experience as a nurse and aid worker in Afghanistan and other developing countries, the author creates a vivid believable story of the ethical and cultural dilemmas aid workers in third world countries face.

"LIPSTICK IN AFGHANISTAN vividly depicts a place and a way of life that will be both foreign and fascinating to many readers." Elsa has been warned, for her own safety, not to fraternize with the army personnel stationed in her part of Afghanistan.

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Stationed in a remote village, Elsa soon comes to realise that her life will be changed forever by what she sees - and who she befriends.

Emotionally powerful, accessible and timely, Lipstick in Afghanistan is a testament to the power of friendship and marks the debut of a strikingly authentic new voice in women's fiction.

Lipstick in Afghanistan is a novel that shows the resilience and strength of the Afghani people through the eyes of Elsa, an American nurse aid worker whose story intertwines with the local people.

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High quality essays written by experts on the war in Afghanistan are presented. Essays trace the history of Afghanistan, the rise of the Taliban, major terms and definitions related to the war, and current developments in the war. This book boldly points out the exploitation of Afghan women to justify war, which has been done by both conservatives and progressives.

It analyzes uncritical mainstream media coverage of U.S. policies and examines the ways in which the U.S. benefits from being in Afghanistan even as the military seems to be "losing" the war.

MoreAuthor: Wisdom Quarterly. Lipstick in Afghanistan by Roberta Gately is based on the author’s own experiences working in war zones across the seas. Drawing on stories she heard from the natives, she formed the basis for this book in her mind.

When I first read about it, I actually thought it was a memoir.Lipstick In Afghanistan () About book: I was foolishly expecting something on par with "The Kite Runner" but ended up with a rather predictable tale of an idealistic American nurse being assigned to Afghanistan right around 9/ She befriends a young Afghani girl, helps her family, and falls in love with an American soldier.

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