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The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo

Paula Huntley

The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo

by Paula Huntley

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Published by Penguin USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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FormateBook
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Open LibraryOL24296663M
ISBN 109781440681271, 9781440684913, 9781440684005

  The simple fable touched all the students deeply, and the club rapidly became a forum in which they could discuss both the terrors of their past and their dreams for the Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo is a compelling tribute to the resilience of the human : Such is the case with The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo. Paula Huntley shows us the common humanity that can heal even the most terrible wounds." - Ambassador Richard Holbrooke. Meet the Author. Praise for The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo. Published by Tarcher/Penguin.

Read free book excerpt from The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo by Paula Huntley, page 1 of 3. A war story, a teacher's story, but most of all a story of hope, The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo is the journal Hunt-ley kept in scattered notebooks or on her laptop over the eight months that she lived and worked in Kosovo. When Huntley asked her students if they would like to form an American-style "book club," they jumped at the : Penguin Publishing Group.

The Old Man and the Sea, with its portrait of persistence in the face of pain and suffering, naturally struck a chord with her students, who gave their book club its author’s name. Powerful and bleak: Huntley doesn’t see much but bones for the Kosovars to be gnawing on in the near : Paula Huntley.   Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.


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The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo by Paula Huntley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paula Huntley is the author of the book The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo. The book started out as a journal Huntley kept while she and her husband, Ed Villmoare, lived in Kosovo for eight months between – The stories in Huntley’s book tell of her ESL students’ life under apartheid during the s as well as how her students survived the atrocious brutalities of –Reviews:   The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo is the journal Huntley kept over the eight months that she lived and worked in Kosovo.

When Huntley asked In, Kosovo Albanians poured over their borders, bringing stories of torture, rape, and massacre/5. Paula Huntley is the author of the book The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo. The book started out as a journal Huntley kept while she and her husband, Ed Villmoare, lived in Kosovo for eight months between –/4(8).

The website of Paula Huntley, whose diary, published as "The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo" by Tarcher/Putnam in Februarydescribes her experiences as a teacher in war-torn Kosovo. We're all hoping that some good things can come from this book.

About the Author. Paula Huntley is the author The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo book the book The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo. The book started out as a journal Huntley kept while she and her husband, Ed Villmoare, lived in Kosovo for eight months between –/5(26).

Neither a journalist nor a historian, Huntley describes her students' experiences during the war and the intimacy of the bond that she formed with them with a rare purity and directness.

A vision of great hope, The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo reveals the power of human connection to bring about healing in even the most war-torn circumstances. THE HEMINGWAY BOOK CLUB OF KOSOVO offers much more than the typical memoir.

Through Huntley's masterful writing and reflections, the reader experiences the horrors that her students lived through during the Serbian genocide of Kosovar Albanians. And with that was born The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo. Huntley joins Talk of the Nation guest host Melinda Penkava to talk about this unique reading group and to examine the popularity and the.

The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo by Paula Huntley 1. The Old Man and the Sea really touched Huntley's students and enabled them to talk about deeply personal and painful subjects. "The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo" is written by American, Paula Huntley, who journeyed to Kosovo in as part of a UN-led restructuring programme.

The premise of this book is that it is culled from a series of journal extracts and emails written by Paula during her year-long stay in Kosovo where she travelled with her husband, teaching English at the University in Pristina/5(15).

THE HEMINGWAY BOOK CLUB OF KOSOVO offers much more than the typical memoir. Through Huntley's masterful writing and reflections, the reader experiences the horrors that her students lived through during the Serbian genocide of Kosovar Albanians. A timely reminder of what war does to a country, THE HEMINGWAY BOOK CLUB OF KOSOVO gives great.

The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo by Paula Huntley In AugustPaula Huntley's husband took a leave of absence from his teaching post at a law school, and she resigned from her marketing job of.

The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo by Paula Huntley About the Book In AugustPaula Huntley's husband took a leave of absence from his teaching post at a law school, and she resigned from her marketing job of thirteen years. Huntley's husband had signed on with the American Bar Association to help rebuild Kosovo's legal system.

THE HEMINGWAY BOOK CLUB OF KOSOVO Paula Huntley, Author. Putnam/Tarcher $ (p) ISBN macho"—she was pleased to. Did you like the fact that The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo was never intended to be a book, and is in fact a series of spontaneous, uncensored journal entries by a "ordinary" woman — i.e., not a journalist or historian.

Do you think it would have been a very different book if. The simple fable touched all the students deeply, and the club rapidly became a forum in which they could discuss both the terrors of their past and their dreams for the Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo is a compelling tribute to the resilience of the human spirit.

A war story, a teacher's story, but most of all a story of hope, The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo is the journal Hunt-ley kept in scattered notebooks or on her laptop over the eight months that she lived and worked in Kosovo. When Huntley asked her students if they would like to form an American-style "book club," they jumped at the idea.4/5(5).

Paula Huntley is the author of the book The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo. The book started out as a journal Huntley kept while she and her husband, Ed Villmoare.

The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo is a wonderful tale of the virtues and rewards of volunteering to help those in countries less fortunate (at least for the present) than the US; at the same time, it's not exactly great literature or great writing/5(22).

The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo Quotes Showing of 2 “If optimism is the highest form of courage -- as I am beginning to believe it is -- then these students are all heroes.” ― Paula Huntley, The Hemingway Book Club of KosovoAuthor: Paula Huntley. The simple fable touched all the students deeply, and the club rapidly became a forum in which they could discuss both the terrors of their past and their dreams for the Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo is a compelling tribute to the resilience of the human spirit/5(5).A war story, a teacher's story, but most of all a story of hope, The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo is the journal Hunt-ley kept in scattered notebooks or on her laptop over the eight months that she lived and worked in Kosovo.

When Huntley asked her students if they would like to form an American-style "book club," they jumped at the idea.5/5(1).It is that compassion for human suffering that makes Hemingway's work so attractive to the students in the Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo, an informal gathering of ethnically Albanian students learning English in the city of Prishtina.

(The author notes, incidentally, that the students prefer the Albanian spelling of Kosova for their native.