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By Irene Aylworth Douglass

In 1962, Irene Aylworth Douglass's husband burst within the door with amazing information. His corporation had gained a bid to construct Mangla Dam … in West Pakistan! this may be the world's biggest compacted earth dam, in a distant place faraway from the resource of provide. 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 lifestyles in Pakistan. many of the ladies coated themselves with burqas and didn't look in public. Male superiority and male dominance have been so ingrained that Irene could not self-discipline her two-year-old son with no repercussions. little ones begged on the street whereas those that wanted a servant category to keep up their way of life hostile common schooling. And but, regardless of the conflict of cultures, Irene was once crushed by means of the heat, friendship, and hospitality of the participants she and her relatives encountered.

An American lady in Pakistan: stories of Mangla Dam is an interesting account that takes us in the back of the veil of an enigmatic, complicated society.

About the Author

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

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