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The Diplomat's Wife (Mills & Boon M&B)

  • Author : Pam Jenoff
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2011-09-01
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 1408929546

Summary : How have I been lucky enough to come here, to be alive, when so many others are not? I should have died. . . . But I am here.

Memoirs of a Diplomat's Wife

  • Author : Betty Holman
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  • Release Date :1965
  • Total pages :197
  • ISBN : 9780947828585

Summary : In 1940 Betty Fox married Adrian Holman, a career diplomat, and immediately left England for the Embassy in Baghdad. Over the next fourteen years she regularly wrote to a friend detailing life in the diplomatic service and issues of the day. These memoirs are based on the letters.

The Diplomat's Wife

  • Author : Pam Jenoff
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2008-05-01
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 142681612X

Summary : How have I been lucky enough to come here, to be alive, when so many others are not? I should have died.… But I am here. 1945. Surviving the brutality of a Nazi prison camp, Marta Nederman is lucky to have escaped with her life. Recovering from the horror, she meets Paul, an American soldier who gives her hope of a happier future. But their plans to meet in London are dashed when Paul's plane crashes. Devastated and pregnant, Marta marries Simon, a caring British diplomat, and glimpses the joy that home and family can bring. But her happiness is threatened when she learns of a Communist spy in British intelligence, and that the one person who can expose the traitor is connected to her past.

Diplomatic Incidents

  • Author : Cherry Denman
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  • Release Date :2010-05-13
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 1848543514

Summary : Cherry Denman has spent her life trailing husband Charlie round some of the world's most remote outposts and can ask for the lavatory in eleven languages. While some aspects of living abroad will always puzzle her - saunas, tofu and circumcision, to name just three - she wouldn't have missed it for anything. Lessons learnt range from the practical (possessions belong either in the suitcase or the skip: storage is for wimps), to the truly useful (how to avoid the drinks party bore) and the truly bizarre (the episode with the goat . . .). Charming and witty, these hilarious tales of global misunderstsanding are illustrated with over seventy original line drawings.

A Life Across Three Continents

  • Author : Nilima Lambah
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :232
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Summary : ‘I wish I had a wife . . . (they are) literally the secret weapon of a diplomat’s success.’ Mary Seet-Cheng, Lady diplomat, Singapore Nilima Lambah, wife of Satinder Lambah, an Indian Foreign Service officer gets candid and presents a cavalcade of interesting episodes, anecdotes and fascinating experiences culled from a life she lived in a host of countries for thirty years. From leading a life under the microscope of intelligence agencies in Pakistan to hosting a dinner just a few hours after an earthquake shook their home in San Francisco – her accounts are not only witty but also present a picture of the culture and society of the various places she visited. A Life Across Three Continents offers a glimpse into different aspects of a diplomat’s life from the point of view of his wife – its glitter and glamour; its protocol and surprises; and coming to terms with foreign soil and diverse cultures. Written simply, these recollections of Nilima Lambah have something for people of all ages and from all walks of life. An amalgam of wit and humour, this is both informative and entertaining.

The Kommandant's Girl

  • Author : Pam Jenoff
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  • Release Date :2016-09-27
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 1460396073

Summary : In her luminous and groundbreaking debut, New York Times bestselling author Pam Jenoff shows the unimaginable sacrifices one woman must make in a time of war Nineteen-year-old Emma Bau has been married only three weeks when Nazi tanks thunder into her native Poland. Within days Emma's husband, Jacob, is forced to disappear underground, leaving her imprisoned within the city's decrepit Jewish ghetto. But then, in the dead of night, the resistance smuggles her out. Taken to Krakow to live with Jacob's Catholic aunt, Krysia, Emma takes on a new identity as Anna Lipowski, a gentile. Emma's already precarious situation is complicated by her introduction to Kommandant Richwalder, a high-ranking Nazi official who hires her to work as his assistant. Urged by the resistance to use her position to access details of the Nazi occupation, Emma must compromise her safety—and her marriage vows—in order to help Jacob's cause. As the atrocities of war intensify, so does Emma's relationship with the Kommandant, building to a climax that will risk not only her double life, but also the lives of those she loves.

Letters of a Diplomat ́s Wife 1883-1900

  • Author : Mary King Waddington
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2018-04-05
  • Total pages :360
  • ISBN : 3732638995

Summary : Reproduction of the original: Letters of a Diplomat ́s Wife 1883-1900 by Mary King Waddington

Bananas, Beaches and Bases

  • Author : Cynthia Enloe
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2000
  • Total pages :244
  • ISBN : 9780520229129

Summary : New analysis of international politics.

The Diplomats

  • Author : Geoffrey Moorhouse
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1977
  • Total pages :406
  • ISBN :

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A Diplomat's Wife in Mexico

  • Author : Edith O'Shaughnessy
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  • Release Date :2017-09-04
  • Total pages :302
  • ISBN : 9781389660221

Summary : Originally written in the form of a series of letters to her mother, this book turned into one of the most insightful accounts of the political upheavals in Mexico prior to the First World War. Stationed along with her husband-America's charge d'affaires in Mexico-O'Shaughnessy used her keen eye and sharp wit to record a dramatic period of the Mexican Revolution, from October 8th, 1913, through to the breaking off of diplomatic relations on April 23rd, 1914. She shows how continuous American meddling in the affairs of Mexico-and other parts of Latin America-have never served any purpose except to incite hatred against Americans. The author's account of these events earned her fame and praise in diplomatic historical circles, and her all-too-accurate observations on race, civilization, and Mexico have been proven correct countless times over since this book was first published in 1916. Because of their too close personal relationship with Huerta, the O'Shaughnessys were eventually recalled from Mexico. "We can put in any sort of government in Mexico-but can we keep one in? We encouraged the powers of dissolution around Diaz, recognizing and aiding Madero. The world knows the result. History always repeats itself here, and the writing on the wall is always in blood." This new edition has been completely reset and contains 175 explanatory footnotes which allow the modern reader to become better acquainted with the background details of the events described. About the author: Edith O'Shaughnessy (1876-1939) was a journalist, biographer, film screenwriter and wife of United States charge d'affaires in Mexico, Nelson O'Shaughnessy. In that latter capacity, she saw Copenhagen, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Vienna, Bucharest, Mexico, and finally Rio de Janeiro.

A Diplomat's Wife in Mexico

  • Author : Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1916
  • Total pages :354
  • ISBN :

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A Diplomat's Wife in Japan

  • Author : Mrs. Hugh Fraser,Mary Crawford Fraser
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1982
  • Total pages :351
  • ISBN :

Summary :

Letters of a Diplomat's Wife, 1883-1900

  • Author : Mme. Mary Alsop King Waddington
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1903
  • Total pages :417
  • ISBN :

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What Diplomats Do

  • Author : Sir Brian Barder
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  • Release Date :2014-07-22
  • Total pages :216
  • ISBN : 1442226366

Summary : What do diplomats actually do? That is what this text seeks to answer by describing the various stages of a typical diplomat’s career. The book follows a fictional diplomat from his application to join the national diplomatic service through different postings at home and overseas, culminating with his appointment as ambassador and retirement. Each chapter contains case studies, based on the author’s thirty year experience as a diplomat, Ambassador, and High Commissioner. These illustrate such key issues as the role of the diplomat during emergency crises or working as part of a national delegation to a permanent conference as the United Nations. Rigorously academic in its coverage yet extremely lively and engaging, this unique work will serve as a primer to any students and junior diplomats wishing to grasp what the practice of diplomacy is actually like.

Italian Letters of a Diplomat's Wife, January-May, 1880, February-April, 1904

  • Author : Mary Alsop King Waddington
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :1905
  • Total pages :324
  • ISBN :

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