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By Lynda Schuster

ISBN-10: 1612196349

ISBN-13: 9781612196343

From a former Wall road Journal international correspondent, an exuberant memoir of lifestyles, love, and transformation at the frontlines of conflicts round the world

Growing up in Seventies Detroit, Lynda Schuster felt yes lifestyles used to be occurring in different places. And once she graduated from highschool, she got down to locate it.

Dirty Wars and Polished Silver
is Schuster’s tale of her existence out of the country as a international correspondent in war-torn nations, and, later, because the spouse of a U.S. Ambassador. It chronicles her time engaged on a kibbutz in Israel, reporting on uprisings in primary the United States and a monetary hindrance in Mexico, dodging rocket hearth in Lebanon, and grieving the lack of her first husband, a fellow reporter, who was once killed basically ten months after their wedding.

But even after her moment marriage, to a U.S. diplomat, the entire black-tie events and private employees and genteel “Ambassatrix university” grooming on this planet couldn't defend her from the violence of war.

Equal components gripping and fascinating, Dirty Wars and Polished Silver is a narrative approximately one woman’s quest for self-discovery—only to discover herself, all of sudden, kind of again the place she begun: wiser, saner, extra resolved. And with all her limbs intact.

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