A love story that shines a hopeful light on a city where the choice of a romantic table by the window can turn into a life or death decision, from the award-winning aurthor of OUR WOMAN IN KABUL. 'I had no idea how demanding this consuming, cruel, dangerous and fascinating place would be.
I would fall in love here, I would do some of my best reporting, I would be injured, ending my run of good luck - my life would change dramatically ...' Moving to a strange city always takes courage, but never more so than in a place where the daily expression of love and hate can turn a simple choice of a romantic table by the window into a life or death decision.
Both a love story and bittersweet tribute to her beloved adopted city of Jerusalem, Irris Makler shines a hopeful light on a part of the world where the news reports often makes it seem impossibly dark. From juggling the danger and unpredictability of her work as a roving foreign correspondent , covering everything from Palestinian suicide attacks to Israeli incursions into the West Bank, to falling in love with a handsome and charming young Israeli, and gaining a mischievious four-legged companion along the way, she allows us an intimate glimpse into a passionate, vibrant and fascinating world.
Adventurous, compassionate and engagingly honest, the award-winning author of OUR WOMAN IN KABUL is a master at capturing the personal stories behind the news we really want to know - and her story is the most interesting of all.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/09/2012
- Category: Memoirs
- ISBN: 9780732294168