Letters from the Edge: 12 Women of the World Write Home

Letters from the Edge: 12 Women of the World Write Home

By: Chris Brazier (editor)Paperback

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"Letters from the Edge" is a powerful collection in which women home in on the nuances and resonances of everyday life and culture in twelve remote locations. Each author s collected letters provide unique insight into what life is like in places we can often only dream about visiting, such as the frozen steppes of Mongolia; the sprawling, hot hustle of Lagos, Nigeria; and the rainforested mountain slopes of Colombia.The book contains brief biographies on each author and profiles each country s political situation at the time of writing and up to the present day. It is punctuated throughout with black-and-white illustrations."

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About Author

Chris Brazier has been a co-editor of New Internationalist magazine since 1984. His previous publications include Vietnam: The Price of Peace and (as editor) Raging Against the Machine. Since 2001 he has also been principal writer for UNICEF's The State of the World's Children report.

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781904456971
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781904456971
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1904456979

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