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Another day in paradise : front line stories from international aid workers

Author: Carol Bergman
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Another Day in Paradise is an anthology of first-person stories by international aid workers. Written by active aid workers and spanning the hot spots of the globe from Afghanistan to Cambodia, Rwanda to Vietnam and Ecuador to Bosnia, these stories tell it like it really is on the ground. Covering natural disaster, war and all-too-fragile peace, these stories open an uncensored window onto the lives of aid workers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Erlebnisbericht
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Another day in paradise.
London : Earthscan, 2003
(OCoLC)52785431
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Bergman
ISBN: 9781849776066 1849776067
OCLC Number: 709594471
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Contents; Foreword; Preface; Part One Natural Disasters; Chapter 1 Another Day in Paradise: Sudan; Chapter 2 Awakening: Ecuador; Chapter 3 Grandmother: Vietnam; Chapter 4 Invincible: Chad; Part Two War; Chapter 5 Surviving Genocide: Rwanda; Chapter 6 My Bodyguard: Somalia; Chapter 7 My Testimony: Bosnia; Chapter 8 The Tremor Within: Liberia; Chapter 9 Behind the Lines: Sierra Leone; Chapter 10 What Is Beautiful: Afghanistan; Chapter 11 The House of Prayer and Peace: Sudan; Part Three Fragile Peace; Chapter 12 Camp-bo-dia: Thailand; Chapter 13 Letters Home: Angola.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Carol Bergman.

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"Another Day in Paradise" is an anthology of first-person stories by international aid workers. Written by active aid workers and spanning the "hot spots" of the globe from Afghanistan to Cambodia,  Read more...

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