Lynda Schuster's Dirty Wars and Polished Silver: The Life and Times of a War PDF

By Lynda Schuster

From a former Wall highway Journal overseas 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 existence was once taking place somewhere else. 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 overseas 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 trouble in Mexico, dodging rocket fireplace in Lebanon, and grieving the lack of her first husband, a fellow reporter, who was once killed purely 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 institution” grooming on the planet couldn't defend her from the violence of war.

Equal elements 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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