Lipstick in Afghanistan

Lipstick in Afghanistan

Book - 2010
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When naive Boston nurse Elsa Murphy volunteered at an aid agency, she thought it would be a good way for her to help others and see the world. What she didn't expect was to be sent to Afghanistan - not long after 9/11 - to serve a year in the trenches. 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.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, c2010
ISBN: 9781439191385
1439191387
Branch Call Number: GATELY
Characteristics: viii, 284 p. ; 21 cm

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ab562 Apr 14, 2013

A bittersweet novel, worth reading. Ending became predictable in the last 50 pages though.

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