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Another Day In Paradise

International Humanitarian Workers Tell Their Stories

by Carol Bergman

Another Day In Paradise by Carol Bergman
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In many ways, an anthology is not representative, nor can it be completely balanced or inclusive. Solicitations for stories went out in many forms, and through many channels: e-mail broadcasts, word of mouth, flyers at conferences. As editor, I could only work with what was offered; not everyone was willing or able to interrupt his or her work to reflect and write. A few stories were abandoned half-finished, or were simply not workable, or came in past deadline. For the most part, however, once a worker committed to writing a story, he or she stuck with it to the very end, even if this meant weeks of revision via e-mail or over coffee in London or New York. The result is an anthology that is gripping to read and startling in its contribution to the discourse about humanitarian work.

Carol Bergman
New York City
Fall, 2002

From Another Day In Paradise edited by Carol Bergman. No part of this book may be reproduced without written permission from the publisher or author.

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