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 woman in a working-class local of Sydney, Australia, Geraldine Brooks longed to find the locations the place background occurs and tradition comes from, so she enlisted pen buddies who provided her a window on formative years 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 associates. She discovered women and men whose lives have been formed through conflict and hatred, by means of repute and notoriety, and by means 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 develop into a girl of the area.

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