Our Woman in Kabul by Irris Makler
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Our Woman in Kabul
By Irris Makler

Our Woman in Kabul

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Our Woman in Kabul by Irris Makler

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One of the first journalists in Afghanistan after the Taliban fell, Irris Makler set out alone to cover a war and discovered an even more enduring story about women caught in the crossfire. Risking her life in a war zone was one thing, but finding herself in a man's world where women were virtually invisible opened a window onto another world. Surrounded by men, from the front line to the local bazaar, Makler had one major advantage over her male colleagues. While the hidden world of Afghan women was off limits to them, she broke through the wall of silence and uncovered a powerful force behind it- women willing to emerge from the shadows and take a role in their country's future. As one woman put it- 'Society is like a bird. It has two wings. And a bird cannot fly if one wing is broken'. Insightful, moving and often darkly funny, OUR WOMAN IN KABUL not only offers a vivid portrait of these remarkable women and a turning point in their country's history, but of life on the road with an intrepid female nomad whose curiosity almost always overcomes her fear.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781863253857
ISBN-10: 1863253858
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 130mm x 34mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Bantam
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Irris Makler

An award- winning journalist now based in Jerusalem, since covering the war in Aghanistan Irris Makler has been reporting from the Middle East. She worked for the ABC for nine years, most recently as its Moscow correspondent. There she covered breaking stories like the sinking of the Kursk and the ongoing war in Chechnya. In Australia she was a reporter on ABC TV news, THE 7.30 REPORT, as well as on flagship programs AM and PM. She also worked on FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT and AUSTRALIAN STORY.

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