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Notes on a foreign country an American abroad in a post-American world by Suzy Hansen

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Travel,
  • Turkish Foreign public opinion,
  • Biography,
  • Relations,
  • Foreign correspondents

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-259) and index.

Other titlesAmerican abroad in a post-American world
StatementSuzy Hansen
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4874.H227 A3 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination276 pages
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26926381M
ISBN 100374280045
ISBN 109780374280048
LC Control Number2016059415
OCLC/WorldCa960238773

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  "Notes on a Foreign Country" is a testament to one journalist’s courage in digging deep within herself to understand the real story and to make sure she gets it right. Related storiesAuthor: Barbara Spindel. Notes on a Foreign Country, by Suzy Hansen (Farrar, Straus & Giroux).Hansen, a reporter, moved to Turkey in and found that, as she probed her subjects’ anxieties and blind spots, she was. New York Times Magazine correspondent Suzy Hansen begins her book, Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World, with her investigation into a lethal coal-mine fire in Soma, is shocked to learn of America’s role in the creation of an ineffectual union that failed to protect its members. Notes on a Foreign Country Quotes Showing of 15 “But it is very, very rare that young white Americans come across someone who tells them in harsh, unforgiving terms that they might be merely the easy winners of an ugly game, and indeed because of their ignorance and misused power, they might actually be the losers within a greater moral.

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