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By Irene Aylworth Douglass

In 1962, Irene Aylworth Douglass's husband burst within the door with remarkable information. His corporation had gained a bid to construct Mangla Dam … in West Pakistan! this might be the world's greatest compacted earth dam, in a distant position faraway from the resource of offer. With pictures of unique locales and visions of commute in her head, Irene welcomed the chance to embark on an adventure.

Nothing can have ready her for the truth of existence in Pakistan. many of the ladies lined themselves with burqas and didn't seem in public. Male superiority and male dominance have been so ingrained that Irene could not self-discipline her two-year-old son with out repercussions. little ones begged on the street whereas those that wanted a servant type to take care of their way of life adverse common schooling. And but, regardless of the conflict of cultures, Irene was once beaten through the heat, friendship, and hospitality of the participants she and her kin encountered.

An American girl in Pakistan: stories of Mangla Dam is an engaging account that takes us in the back of the veil of an enigmatic, advanced society.

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Irene Aylworth Douglass loved a thirty-year profession in actual property and is now following her life-long wish to write from her domestic in Northern California. She additionally loves track, making a song in a choral song workforce, and traveling.

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