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Lipstick in Afghanistan | [Roberta Gately]

Lipstick in Afghanistan

Booklist calls this powerful debut by Roberta Gately an “utterly engrossing read.” In the months after 9/11, Boston nurse Elsa Murphy volunteers to go to Afghanistan to work in a small clinic. Although her new surroundings take some adjusting to, Elsa soon finds friendship with a young Afghani woman and potential romance with a U.S. soldier. But Elsa’s newfound happiness is threatened when Taliban forces move in.
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Booklist calls this powerful debut by Roberta Gately an “utterly engrossing read.”

In the months after 9/11, Boston nurse Elsa Murphy volunteers to go to Afghanistan to work in a small clinic. Although her new surroundings take some adjusting to, Elsa soon finds friendship with a young Afghani woman and potential romance with a U.S. soldier. But Elsa’s newfound happiness is threatened when Taliban forces move in.

©2010 Roberta Gately (P)2011 Recorded Books

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    Julia EVANS, GA, United States 05-28-13
    Julia EVANS, GA, United States 05-28-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Phenomenal!!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Lipstick in Afghanistan to be better than the print version?

    I don't know bc I've not read the print version.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The continuum of voice/perspective of the main character's "coming of age."


    Have you listened to any of Mozhan Marno’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I don't know whether or not I have.


    Who was the most memorable character of Lipstick in Afghanistan and why?

    Protagonist bc she experienced change.


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