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The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday

The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday

Unexpected Encounters in the Changing Middle East

Since his boyhood in Qadhafi 's Libya, and later as a reporter for more than thirteen years in cities stretching from Tehran to Marrakesh, Neil MacFarquhar has developed a counterintuitive sense that the Middle East, despite all the bloodshed in its contemporary history, is a place of warmth, humanity, and generous eccentricity. In The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday MacFarquhar shares a lesser known side of the region, the story he always wanted to file. MacFarquhar shows the daily lives and attitudes of people frequently obscured behind the curtain of violence: the stories of chefs and sex therapists, bloggers and academics struggling to reform on their own terms.
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Genre: Travel / Travel / Middle East

On Sale: March 23rd 2010

Price: $2.99 / $3.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 400

ISBN-13: 9780786741533

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