“While decrying the continuing ‘post-conflict zone’ of violence against women…[Jones reveals] their fortitude in the direst of circumstances...[and] provides glimpses of hard-won triumphs.” —Publishers Weekly
Ann Jones, writer and photographer, is the author of seven previous books, including War Is Not Over When It's Over, Kabul in Winter, Women Who Kill, and Next Time She'll Be Dead. Since 9/11, Jones has worked with women in conflict and post-conflict zones, principally Afghanistan, and reported on their concerns. An authority on violence against women, she has served as a gender adviser to the United Nations. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times and The Nation.
The naked truth about the true consequence of war...no glory here...if all making policy decisions as well as the citizenry at large would read this book... Read morePublished 9 months ago by rae williams
Eye-opening, heart-wrenching, and just... incredible. An extremely worthwhile read and a book you can't put down.
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Appreciating this Author's writing style, Ms. Jones's tone has an abundance of spunk that instinctively appeals to me. Being a NPR listener for only a short while I heard Ms. Read morePublished 16 months ago
This book is difficult to read. It tells of the awful things that people do to each other, in particular what men do to women. It is a blunt look at our world. Read morePublished 16 months ago by B. Kent Harrison