Finding Far Away

Strategic Book Publishing
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Synopsis: "Finding Far Away" is a fascinating memoir that reads like an incredible fiction novel. Writer Lisa Wade takes you on a one year, exciting journey in Peru. Ima-gine a young, single American woman working as an Environmental Engineer in the gold mining industry in a country far away from her home. This memoir has it all-the story of a brave woman and her struggles, both personally and professionally, and the changes she goes through as she experiences life in a third world country. ----- Wade describes the corruption of Peruvian politics, the struggles of climbing the corporate ladder in a male-dominated industry, and the extreme beauty of the Peruvian landscape. Her account of an ill-fated romance with a Romania refugee adds even more spice to this extraordinary documentation of a young woman's adventure. ----- About the Author: Lisa Wade is an environmental engineer working in Guatemala. Her heart and home will always be her family ranch in Montana. Finding Far Away is her first book. ----
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About the author

Lisa Wade is a professor at Occidental College in Los Angeles. She earned an MA in human sexuality from New York University and an MS and PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin Madison. She is the author of over two dozen research papers, book chapters, and educational essays. Aiming to reach audiences outside of academia, Dr. Wade founded the popular blog Sociological Images and appears frequently in print, radio, and television news and opinion outlets. You can learn more about her at lisa-wade.com or follow her on Twitter (@lisawade) or Facebook (/lisawadephd).

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Publisher
Strategic Book Publishing
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Published on
Oct 26, 2011
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Pages
304
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ISBN
9781618971579
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
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