AN AMERICAN SOJOURN IN SRI LANKA by Adele Barker
Reading and signing, Monday, March 15th,7.00pm.
Politics & Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008
In addition to reading excerpts, Adele will be talking about human rights issues and the post-war situation on the island.
“Essential reading. Even travellers headed to other parts of the globe – or those going no farther than their own living room- will find this story of an American woman thoughtfully wending her way through the complexities of another country’s culture and history fascinating.”
Kristen Ohlson, author of Stalking the Divine and co -author of Kabul Beauty School
“Against the background of a most beautiful country and through the tragedies that have marred its recent history, her love of the land and for its people won a high place in this reader’s heart.”
Mary Oliver, Pulitzer Prize- winning poet
For information www.politics-prose.com