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Zen under fire : how I found peace in the midst of war

Author: Marianne Elliott
Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, 2013.
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One woman's fight to deliver peace and eliminate bloodshed in the midst of one of the most notorious conflicts of our time In the tradition of Dear Zari and Barefoot in Baghdad, Zen Under Fire lays bare the struggles of a war-torn region from a uniquely female perspective. Marianne Elliott must defuse situations before they lead to widespread bloodshed, despite the shattering effect that the high-stress environment  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Elliott, Marianne.
Zen Under Fire : How I Found Peace in the Midst of War.
Naperville : Sourcebooks, ©2013
Named Person: Marianne Elliott; Marianne Elliott
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Elliott
ISBN: 9781402281136 1402281137 9781402281129 1402281129
OCLC Number: 843202708
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Acknowledgments; Note on Spelling; Author's Note; Prologue; 1: The Road to Herat; 2: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?; 3: Worst-Case Scenario; 4: Are We Doing Enough?; 5: Joel; 6: No Reinforcements; 7: Get a Thicker Skin; 8: Women of Shindand; 9: Into the Fog; 10: Coming Home to Afghanistan; 11: Buffy and Badghis; 12: A New Mission; 13: Headstrong Women; 14: Rambo and the Cowboy; 15: Back to Badghis; 16: A Resilient Woman; 17: A Matter of Trust; 18: Moving On; 19: Sitting Still; 20: The Christians; 21: Occasional Recuperation Break; 22: Flying to Ghor. 23: Workshop in Ghor24: Anger and the Art of Listening; 25: Crying; 26: Tim; 27: Improvised Explosive Device; 28: New Beginnings; 29: The Past Catches Up; 30: Slowing Down, Letting Go; 31: Making Peace; 32: Conflict Stories; 33: Four Men and a Gift from the NATO Gods; 34: Not Without a Fight; 35: Mission Accomplished; 36: The Ex, Drugs, and CSI: Ghor; 37: A Rude Awakening; 38: Maybe He's Just Not That into You; 39: Don't Ask About the Poppy; 40: Learning from Lal; 41: BBC, a Six-Pack, and My Laptop; 42: Time to Take Action; 43: Time to Go Home; 44: Why Do You Talk Funny?; 45: Saying Good-Bye. EpilogueGlossary; Abbreviations; Resources; About the Author; Online Guide; Back Cover.
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One woman's fight to deliver peace and eliminate bloodshed in the midst of one of the most notorious conflicts of our time In the tradition of Dear Zari and Barefoot in Baghdad, Zen Under Fire lays bare the struggles of a war-torn region from a uniquely female perspective. Marianne Elliott must defuse situations before they lead to widespread bloodshed, despite the shattering effect that the high-stress environment has on her and her relationships-redefining the question of what it really means to do good in a country that is under siege from within. Zen Under Fire.

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