Lipstick in Afghanistan by Roberta Gately audiobook

Lipstick in Afghanistan

By Roberta Gately
Read by Mozhan Marnò

Recorded Books, Inc.
9.55 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781461847410

Booklist calls this powerful debut by Roberta Gately an "utterly engrossing read." In the months after 9/11, Boston nurse Elsa Murphy volunteers to go to Afghanistan to work in a small clinic. Although her new surroundings take some adjusting to, Elsa soon finds friendship with a young Afghani woman and potential romance with a U.S. soldier. But Elsa's newfound happiness is threatened when Taliban forces move in.

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Summary

Summary

Booklist calls this powerful debut by Roberta Gately an "utterly engrossing read." In the months after 9/11, Boston nurse Elsa Murphy volunteers to go to Afghanistan to work in a small clinic. Although her new surroundings take some adjusting to, Elsa soon finds friendship with a young Afghani woman and potential romance with a U.S. soldier. But Elsa's newfound happiness is threatened when Taliban forces move in.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[Gately is] a supremely gifted writer and eloquent ambassador for the people who have been banished from civilized society.” Mark Fritz, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author of Lost on Earth: Nomads in the New World
“[Gately gives] readers an Afghanistan that…has the tang of the real deal.” Publishers Weekly
“In this utterly engrossing read, Gately vividly evokes the beauty and tragedy of Afghanistan, where she, like Elsa, worked as a nurse after 9/11.” Booklist

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Author Bio: Roberta Gately

Author Bio: Roberta Gately

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 9.55
Audience: Adult
Language: English