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ambassador"s wife

Gibbs, Philip

ambassador"s wife

a novel

by Gibbs, Philip

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Philip Gibbs.
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p. ;
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14550137M

"In The Ambassador's Wife, warm-hearted, impetuous Miranda navigates multiple social worlds for the sake of love, art, and survival. Jennifer Steil's memorable heroine confronts the confines of privilege, the fear of death, the temptations of the white savior complex, and the limits of cross-cultural connection in this detailed, thoughtful debut.". The Ambassador's Wife A Novel (Book): Steil, Jennifer: From a real-life ambassador's wife comes a harrowing novel about the kidnapping of an American woman in the Middle East and the heartbreaking choices she and her husband each must make in the hope of being bohemian artist Miranda falls in love with Finn, the British ambassador to an Arab country, she finds herself thrust.

Get this from a library! The ambassador's wife. [Jennifer Steil] -- When bohemian artist Miranda falls in love with Finn, the British ambassador to an Arab country, she finds herself thrust into a life for which she has no preparation. The couple and their toddler. That idea has remained with her ever since and underpinned her life as a diplomat’s wife, social worker, probation officer and psychotherapist. She married Oliver Miles in , and accompanied him on diplomatic postings to Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, Athens and Libya, where he was ambassador during the diplomatic crisis following the murder in.

A summary of Book First in Henry James's The Ambassadors. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Ambassadors and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.   The Ambassador’s Wife was published last month by Doubleday. Steil’s first book, The Woman Who Fell From The Sky, was a memoir about her adventures as an editor of the Yemen Observer in Sana’a.


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The Ambassadors Wife is a novel as adventurous as its free-spirited protagonist, Miranda. With confidence and evident enjoyment, author, Jennifer F Steil explores the methods and strategies of high level ambassadors wife book the possibilities and dangers of cross-cultural friendship; andcentrallymotherhood, in its many complex, and conflicting incarnations/5.

The book was too long (by a lot) and sometimes I felt the author was wandering. Some of the plot twists were vital to the story but VERY unlikely. When the Ambassador's wife goes hiking in the mountains with a group of women and only one guard and just after a group of humanitarian workers had been kidnapped, for instance/5(70).

THE AMBASSADOR'S WIFE: An Inspector Tay Novel (The Mean Streets Crime Novels Book 1) - Kindle edition by Needham, Jake. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading THE AMBASSADOR'S WIFE: An Inspector Tay Novel (The Mean Streets Crime Novels Book 1)/5().

The Ambassadors Wife, by Jake Needham is a mystery/crime drama/thriller set in Singapore and Thailand and featuring as its protagonist a local Singapore homicide detective, Sam Tay.

The concept of featuring this local cop is an interesting device, for Inspector Tay often comments on his views about Americans and he sees the world through a /5.

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I loved the book. I wish I had written it!”5/5(1). Her debut novel, The Ambassador’s Wife, was published by Doubleday on J to critical acclaim. The Ambassador’s Wife won the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition Best Novel award and has received considerable critical acclaim, notably in the Seattle Times, Publishers Weekly, and The New York Times Book.

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Suspenseful and moving,The Ambassador’s Wife is a story of love, marriage, and friendship tested by impossible choices. About the Author: Jennifer Steil is the author of The Woman Who Fell from the Sky, a memoir about her experiences running a newspaper in Yemen.

The Ambassador’s Wife is as deeply compassionate as it is thrilling.” —Jillian Lauren, author of Some Girls: My Life in a Harem “An extraordinarily timely tale, completely gripping So much of the background, too, was familiar to me as a diplomat’s wife.

I loved the book. I wish I had written it!”. "The Ambassador’s Wife is another terrific book from a terrific writer. In the genre of crime fiction set in Asia, Jake Needham is in a class of his own.” (The Bangkok Post) The first body is in Singapore, on a bed in an empty suite at the Marriott Hotel.

Book Summary Strether, convinced at the start of his journey that his ambassadorial mission is a clear-cut one, soon recognizes the ambiguity of the situation through the comments and questions of his newly found "guide" to Europe, Maria Gostrey. Get this from a library. The ambassador's wife: a novel.

[Jennifer Steil] -- When bohemian artist Miranda falls in love with Finn, the British ambassador to an Arab country, she finds herself thrust into a life for which she has no preparation. The couple and their toddler.

ABOUT JENNIFER STEIL. Jennifer Steil is an award-winning American writer, journalist, and actor currently living in La Paz, Bolivia. Her first book, The Woman Who Fell From the Sky (Broadway Books, ) is a memoir about her adventures as editor of the Yemen Observer newspaper in Sana’a. The book received accolades in The New York Times, Newsweek, and the Sydney Morning Herald among.

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The Ambassador’s Wife: A Novel by Jennifer Steil Published by Doubleday on July 28th Genres: Fiction Pages: Source: complimentary review copy Goodreads.

I am such a champion for this book. It has everything ~ a brutal kidnapping, a mother’s love, real-life marriage, female friendships, history, art and education on Muslim women. From her own personal experiences as an ambassador's wife, Jennifer Steil creates a harrowing tale about the kidnapping of an American woman in the Middle East and the heartbreaking choices she and her husband must make in the hope of being reunited.

When bohemian artist Miranda falls in love with Finn, the British ambassador to an Arab country, she finds herself thrust into a. "The Ambassador’s Wife is another terrific book from a terrific writer.

In the genre of crime fiction set in Asia, Jake Needham is in a class of his own.” (The Bangkok Post) The first body is in Singapore, on a bed in an empty suite at the Marriott Hotel. The second is in Bangkok, in a seedy apartment near the American embassy/5().

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But for one woman, the City of Light harbors dark secrets and dangerous liaisons, for which many could pay dearly. Brought to the peace conference by her father, a German diplomat, /5(5).I thoroughly enjoyed The Ambassador's Wife as "police procedural" with the added extra of shenanigans at the American embassy.

Samuel Tay, police inspector and quintessential loner, is called to the Marriott hotel to investigate the murder of an unidentified Caucasian woman.

When he is identified as the American ambassador's wife all hell /5().The Ambassadors is a novel by Henry James, originally published as a serial in the North American Review (NAR).

The novel is a dark comedy which follows the trip of protagonist Lewis Lambert Strether to Europe in pursuit of Chad Newsome, his widowed fiancée's supposedly wayward son; he is to bring the young man back to the family business, but he encounters unexpected complications.