The Woman Who Fell from the Sky: An American Journalist in Yemen (MP3 CD)
A fascinating and lively memoir of the author's experiences in Sana'a, the capital city of Yemen-one of the oldest and most conservative Muslim countries-where she worked for a year as editor of the Yemen Observer, an English-language newspaper, and discovered a surprising romance.
About the Author
Jennifer Steil spent a year as editor of the Yemen Observer, a twice-weekly English-language newspaper published in Sana'a, Yemen. Before moving to Yemen in 2006, she was senior editor at the Week, which she helped to launch in 2001. She has also worked as an editor at Playgirl magazine and at Folio. Her work has appeared in Time, Life, Good Housekeeping, and Woman's Day. Jennifer has an M.S. in journalism from Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She lives in Sana'a, Yemen, with her fiance. Coming soon...
Praise for The Woman Who Fell from the Sky: An American Journalist in Yemen…
"A delightful and straight-talking story of one American woman living, working, and finding friendship and love in a Muslim country. Highly recommended." ---Library Journal