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Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt

Autor(a) de Peacekeeper's Daughter: A Middle East Memoir

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When she was twelve years old, the author moved with her parents and fourteen-year-old brother to the Middle East. Her father was stationed in Israel/Palestine as a UN peacekeeper, serving on the Golan Heights. After a short period, the family moved to Beirut, Lebanon, which was in the midst of a civil war. This book tells of their time there, with the author attending school, trying to make friends and growing up in a foreign, dangerous world.

Ms. Bellehumeur-Allatt wrote this memoir as an adult, based on notebooks she kept as a young girl. She did an excellent job of letting her twelve-year-old voice shine through, not putting an adult's perspective -- or the perspective hindsight gives us -- on the events of the time. In this way, she gives us a seldom seen perspective of the life of a child of soldiers/peacekeepers; a perspective well worth reading.… (mais)
 
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LynnB | Apr 18, 2024 |

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