"Farishta" An American Diplomat in Afghanistan

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Rebecca Roberts
"Farishta" An American Diplomat in Afghanistan

As the lone American diplomat in rural Afghanistan, Patricia McArdle received a rare look into the struggles of soldiers and civilians in the war-torn countryside. As she gradually gained acceptance among her peers, McArdle discovered a...

As the lone American diplomat in rural Afghanistan, Patricia McArdle received a rare look into the struggles of soldiers and civilians in the war-torn countryside. As she gradually gained acceptance among her peers, McArdle discovered a mission – and an idea for a novel – that would change her life. McArdle joins Rebecca Roberts to discuss her first book, "Farishta," and her work bringing solar ovens to the rural poor in Afghanistan.

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Patricia McArdle

Author, "Farishta" (Riverhead); Foreign Service Officer (1979 - 2006)

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