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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds
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'On September 11, 2001, the World changed forever when ruthless Al-Qaeda terrorists launched an aerial attack on the United States of America. Oblivious to the world's terror, Kay and Kerry Danes sat half a world away, secure in an Embassy after a terrifying 11-month hostage ordeal in communist Laos. As fear gripped the globe, Kerry an Australian Special Forces soldier, comforted his wife Kay, as they struggled to come to terms with their hellish ordeal of torture, mock executions and the helplessness of leaving behind 58 political prisoners of a long forgotten war. The couple's hopes focused only on seeing their children again. In the years after regaining their freedom and working to re-piece together family life, Kerry returned to active duty with the Special Forces and Kay turned her dark experiences towards creating social justice, over the years becoming a leading international humanitarian. In November 2008, amidst haunting memories of her Laos ordeal, Kay faced her fears and embarked on a humanitarian aid mission to deliver life-changing opportunities and aid to people devastated in war-torn Afghanistan. In an old dusty Toyota mini-van, armed only with hope, Kay and her companions, a florist from Arizona, a nurse from Texas, a public servant from Australia and a US Marine Korean War veteran, drove the ancient Silk Road amidst kidnappings, suicide bombings, carnage and chaos. This powerful story will have you gripping your chair and holding your breath, as you travel with Kay through Taliban strongholds and the remote wastelands of Al Qaeda terrorists. Her story provides a rare glimpse of places we may never visit and the courageous Afghan people determined to persevere against overwhelming odds. Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa is a truly inspiring journey and an important contribution to the selfless efforts of all who have gone before to brave the perils of Afghanistan. Foreword - By Afghan Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Newport, Northern Beaches area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Big Sky , 2010 .
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      Extent: v, 347p.p.
      Description: col. illus., col. maps, col. ports
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 October 2010.
      ISBN: 9780980658286 (pbk.)
    • Newport, Northern Beaches area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Big Sky Publishing , 2015 .
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      Extent: 352p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 31st March 2015
      ISBN: 9781925275056

Works about this Work

Untitled Colette Stapleton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: InCite , December vol. 31 no. 12 2010; (p. 16)

— Review of Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds Kay Danes , 2010 single work autobiography
Summer Reading Colette Stapleton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Incite , October vol. 31 no. 10 2010; (p. 16)

— Review of Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds Kay Danes , 2010 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Dianne Dempsey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30 October 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds Kay Danes , 2010 single work autobiography
Untitled Sally Shrubb , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , October vol. 90 no. 3 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds Kay Danes , 2010 single work autobiography
Untitled Sally Shrubb , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , October vol. 90 no. 3 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds Kay Danes , 2010 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Dianne Dempsey , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 30 October 2010; (p. 25)

— Review of Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds Kay Danes , 2010 single work autobiography
Summer Reading Colette Stapleton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Incite , October vol. 31 no. 10 2010; (p. 16)

— Review of Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds Kay Danes , 2010 single work autobiography
Untitled Colette Stapleton , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: InCite , December vol. 31 no. 12 2010; (p. 16)

— Review of Beneath the Pale Blue Burqa : One Woman's Journey through Taliban Strongholds Kay Danes , 2010 single work autobiography
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    Afghanistan,
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    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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