By Nadia Al Sultani

ISBN-10: 151720772X

ISBN-13: 9781517207724

Debut Memoir within the kind of a sequence of trips, starting in 2001 and finishing in 2014, during which the writer discovers and rediscovers herself and her birthplace at dramatic durations for either. starting within the wake of September 11 – Nadia flies ‘home’ along with her mom to discover lifestyles tricky less than Saddam’s Iraq dictatorship and US sanctions. Her destiny turns out to stick to like a river the charged future of her place of origin.

Returning in 2006, Nadia is on a brand new venture- Saddam is lifeless, and the rustic has been broken and virtually destroyed through the Iran/Iraq and Gulf wars. She arrives this time, in her respectable expert potential as a excessive score advisor for the U.S. organization for overseas improvement, USAID supporting to revive Iraq’s economic system and infrastructure. Her subsequent numerous trips tackle the rhythm of a pro shuttle as she lives and works within the eco-friendly Zone.

Her ultimate, or a minimum of latest stopover at in 2014 is the main hugely charged: Nadia needs to go back to Baghdad regardless of emerging terrorism and fast possibility. Her purposes are deep and manifold. Her personal own lifestyles is in chaos, and he or she longs for the relaxation of her Khalas, the single ladies on the planet, who jointly can assist heal her grief over the loss of life of her mother.


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