This is a fascinating memoir/study by a former director of ILO's Colombo office that deciphers the tragic civil war, the complex ethnic composition, and social and labor issues of vulnerable women workers in Sri Lanka. It is a story of pain, toils and agony, but also of light.
This novel explores the life and times of a brave young Japanese woman named Sachiko who escapes the stifling culture in Japan for a life of promise in the United States. Through hardship and lost love, she comes to discover a new spiritual peace within herself.
A sweet memoir describing the process of how the author formed a lovely family with her two adopted cats Taro and Tomi. The fact is you can learn a lot from a cat, and this book serves as a beautiful portrait of the simple life.