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Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War

Kogan, Deborah Copaken

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ISBN 10: 1840185953 / ISBN 13: 9781840185959
Verlag: Mainstream Publishing Company (Edinburgh) Ltd., Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K., 2002
Gebraucht Zustand: Good Softcover
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First UK edition. Ex-library book. Library stickers on foot of spine. Library sticker, stamp and two scrapes on half-title page; library stamps and sticker on catalogue page. Page block is slightly grubby with library stamp on head. Slightly scuffed softcover with cocked spine and lightly creased and worn leading corners. A few superficial scores on covers. Minor tanning to page egdes. Hinge very slightly weakend at front, effect negligible. Leading corners of early and final pages are lightly creased. Text remains clear throughout. T. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 288370

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Titel: Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War

Verlag: Mainstream Publishing Company (Edinburgh) Ltd., Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.

Erscheinungsdatum: 2002

Einband: paperback


Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No dust jacket

Art des Buches: Ex-Library

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On a wintery night in February 1989, 22 year-old Deborah Copaken Kogan entered Afganistan as the only female in a group of Afghan freedom fighters. She had come to photograph the Soviet pull-out. This is a memoir of a young woman finding and fighting her way through the war zones of the world. Told with humour, it tells how one woman fought her way onto battlefields, and the danger, pain, truths and love she discovered there.

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Suggested Reading
Anne Frank’s The Diary of Anne Frank was the first book to whack me over the head. J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye was the second. As a teenager, I loved Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, George Orwell’s Animal Farm and William Golding’s The Lord of the Flies. In college, my favorite book was On the Road. If you can find a copy of Robert Frank’s The Americans, I suggest you read Kerouac’s words while flipping through Frank’s pictures.

Other memoirs worth reading, the first of which should be required reading in all schools everywhere: Primo Levi’s Survival in Auschwitz (a.k.a. If This is a Man), Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast, Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes, Mary Karr’s The Liar’s Club, Tobias Wolff’s This Boy’s Life, Anthony Lloyd’s My War Gone By I Miss it So.

My fiction hit list: Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, Philip Roth’s The Counterlife, Milan Kundera’s The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Mikhail Bulgakov’s The Master and Margarita, Gustav Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, William Styron’s Sophie’s Choice, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway.

If you’re looking for good photography books, try anything by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Gilles Peress’ Telex Iran, Sebastiao Salgado’s Workers, Diane Arbus’ Diane Arbus: An Aperture Mongraph, Luc Delahaye’s Winterreise, and Jane Evelyn Atwood’s Too Much Time: Women in Prison. These will at least get you started.

Finally, there is no way I would have been able to write this book had I not read Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird.

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