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Dirty wars and polished silver : the life and times of a war correspondent turned ambassatrix, Lynda Schuster

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Dirty wars and polished silver : the life and times of a war correspondent turned ambassatrix
Title
Dirty wars and polished silver
Title remainder
the life and times of a war correspondent turned ambassatrix
Statement of responsibility
Lynda Schuster
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From a former Wall Street Journal foreign correspondent, an exuberant memoir of life, love, and transformation on the frontlines of conflicts around the world. Growing up in 1970s Detroit, Lynda Schuster felt certain life was happening elsewhere. And as soon as she graduated from high school, she set out to find it. Dirty Wars and Polished Silver is Schuster's story of her life abroad as a foreign correspondent in war-torn countries, and, later, as the wife of a U.S. Ambassador. It chronicles her time working on a kibbutz in Israel, reporting on uprisings in Central America and a financial crisis in Mexico, dodging rocket fire in Lebanon, and grieving the loss of her first husband, a fellow reporter, who was killed only ten months after their wedding. But even after her second marriage, to a U.S. diplomat, all the black-tie parties and personal staff and genteel "Ambassatrix School" grooming in the world could not protect her from the violence of war. Equal parts gripping and charming, Dirty Wars and Polished Silver is a story about one woman's quest for self-discovery--only to find herself, unexpectedly, more or less back where she started: wiser, saner, more resolved. And with all her limbs intact"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schuster, Lynda
Dewey number
  • 070.4333092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN4874.S3455
LC item number
A3 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schuster, Lynda
  • War correspondents
  • Women war correspondents
  • Foreign correspondents
  • Autobiographies
Label
Dirty wars and polished silver : the life and times of a war correspondent turned ambassatrix, Lynda Schuster
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Israel, 1973 -- Detroit, 1966 -- Central America, 1981 -- Central America, 1982 -- Mexico, 1983 -- The Middle East, 1984 -- South America, 1985 -- Southern Africa, 1986 -- Liberia, 1989 -- Washington, 1992 -- Mozambique, 1994 -- Peru, 1996 -- Peru, 1998 -- Epilogue: Pittsburgh, 2014
Control code
ocn984743043
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 326 pages
Isbn
9781612196343
Lccn
2017006719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Dirty wars and polished silver : the life and times of a war correspondent turned ambassatrix, Lynda Schuster
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Israel, 1973 -- Detroit, 1966 -- Central America, 1981 -- Central America, 1982 -- Mexico, 1983 -- The Middle East, 1984 -- South America, 1985 -- Southern Africa, 1986 -- Liberia, 1989 -- Washington, 1992 -- Mozambique, 1994 -- Peru, 1996 -- Peru, 1998 -- Epilogue: Pittsburgh, 2014
Control code
ocn984743043
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 326 pages
Isbn
9781612196343
Lccn
2017006719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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