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The Opposite of Comfortable

The Opposite of Comfortable

The Unlikely Choices of an Immigrant Career Woman

by Sharon Nir
Paperback
Publication Date: 17/05/2016
RRP  $21.95 $20.75

Sharon Nir, a young mother and successful businesswoman, is faced with the most difficult decision of her life; should she abandon her career and her place of birth, Tel Aviv, to follow her husband, who has been offered a once in a lifetime opportunity--a surgical fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City?

In this heart-breaking and riveting memoir, Sharon shares her difficult but extraordinary journey of discovery: from her move to New York City, where she experiences loneliness and the shock of not having a career and the traumatic events of 9/11, to her return to Israel, the difficult relocation to Jerusalem and the discovery of a challenge her son has to face, through the baffling and grueling process of legal immigration in the United States, a journey that will force Sharon to question every certitude. What does it mean to lead a full life for a woman in the 21st century? The Opposite of Comfortable seeks to answer this difficult question while celebrating the strength and resilience of the female spirit.

ISBN:
9780997143003
9780997143003
Category:
Biography: general
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
17-05-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Viki Press
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
228.6x152.4x25.4mm

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