Zen Under Fire
In-store book talk and signing with UN peacekeeper and author Marianne Elliot
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A Room of One's Own, 315 W Gorham
In 2006 Marianne Elliott, a human rights lawyer from New Zealand, was stationed with the UN in Herat. Several months into her new role a tribal leader is assassinated while she is in charge of the local UN office. She must defuse the situation before it leads to widespread bloodshed. And this is just the beginning of her story in Afghanistan.