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Author Steil, Jennifer.

Title The woman who fell from the sky : an American woman's adventures in the oldest city on earth / Jennifer Steil.

Publication Info. New York : Broadway Paperbacks, 2011.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Plano CLD Adult Non Fiction - PDBB-4  953.32 STE    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 333 pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Fantasia in gingerbread -- Reading, writing and robbery -- An invitation -- Things to chew on -- You'll die over there! -- When, exactly, is Insha'Allah? -- My Yemeni shadow -- Kidnapings. stampedes, and suicide bombings -- Homemaking in the holy month -- The trials of Mohammed Al-Asaadi -- Tug of war -- Pillars of rayon -- Tropical depression -- The artificial man -- The power of peanut butter cups -- A world beyond work -- Dragging designers from the qat shed and other drug problems -- Bright days before the deluge -- The deluge -- Bombs, breakups, and Bastille Day -- Pomegranate season -- She's leaving home -- Reasons to return -- Epilogue -- Afterword.
Summary Traces the author's year spent in Yemen's capital city, Sana'a, where she worked as the editor of the "Yemen Observer," documenting her efforts to teach balanced journalism to her staff, and her appreciation for the strength of Arab women in a completely male-dominated society.
Subject Steil, Jennifer -- Travel -- Yemen (Republic) -- an‘'.
Steil, Jennifer. (OCoLC)fst01793482
Journalists -- Yemen (Republic) -- an‘' -- Biography.
Journalists. (OCoLC)fst00984188
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
an‘' (Yemen) -- Description and travel.
Yemen (Republic) -- an‘'. (OCoLC)fst01209320
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
ISBN 9780767930512 (paperback)
0767930517 (paperback)

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