Diplomatic Baggage

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Diplomatic Baggage

Diplomatic Baggage

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460a22b7-02fb-3565-a859-8d1f252f45bb
The beloved Sunday Times bestseller - a touching, hilarious, often outrageous memoir of home-making and family adventures in the worlds furthest outpostsHilarious, and utterly beguiling - its a complete treat to be in Keenans witty and open-hearted company Esther FreudDeliciously effervescent Sunday TimesBrigid writes like a dream ... fabulous Joanna LumleyIrresistible Mail on SundayWhen Sunday Times fashion journalist Brigid Keenan married the love of her life in the late Sixties, she had little idea of the rollercoaster journey they would make around the world together.For he was a diplomat - and Brigid found herself the smiling face of the European Union in locales ranging from Kazakhstan to Trinidad, and asking herself questions she never thought shed have to ask. How do you throw a buffet dinner during a public mourning period in Syria? Where do you track down dog fat in Almaty? And how do you entertain guests in a Nepalese chicken shed?Negotiating diplomatic protocol, difficult teenagers, homesickness, frustrated career aspirations, witch doctors, and giant jumping spiders, Brigid muddles determinedly through - with no shortage of mishaps on the way.There are not many books that have actually made me cry from laughing, but this is one of them Sunday Times
  • Categoría BISAC BIO026000
  • Formato Ebook
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Año 2022
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