Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over

Foreign Correspondence: A Pen Pal's Journey from Down Under to All Over

Geraldine Brooks


As a tender lady in a working-class local of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to find the areas the place background occurs and tradition comes from, so she enlisted pen neighbors who provided her a window on early life within the heart East, Europe, and the United States. two decades later Brooks, an award-winning overseas correspondent, launched into a human treasure hunt to discover her pen acquaintances. She came across women and men whose lives were formed by way of warfare and hatred, by means of popularity and notoriety, and by way of the ravages of psychological affliction. Intimate, relocating, and sometimes funny, Foreign Correspondence speaks to the unquiet middle of each lady who has ever yearned to turn into a lady of the area.

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