Notes from My Travels

Notes from My Travels : Visits with Refugees in Africa, Cambodia, Pakistan and Ecuador

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Three years ago, award-winning actress Angelina Jolie took on a radically different role as a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Here are her memoirs from her journeys to Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Pakistan, Cambodia and Ecuador, where she lived and worked and gave her heart to those who suffer the world's most shattering violence and victimization. Here are her revelations of joy and warmth amid utter destitution, compelling snapshots of courageous and inspiring people for whom survival is their daily work and candid notes from a unique pilgrimage that completely changed the actress's worldview - and the world within herself.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 134 x 208 x 20mm | 258.55g
  • Gallery
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 16 pg b-w insert
  • 0743470230
  • 9780743470230
  • 79,742

Table of contents


Foreword by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees


Mission to Africa

Mission to Cambodia

Mission to Pakistan

Mission to Ecuador


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Jane Goodall, Ph.D., CBE Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace Angelina is living proof of the power we all have -- every one of us -- to make a difference. I was deeply moved by her descriptions of individual refugees struggling to live with dignity and hope, and found her personal commitment to be an inspiration. Angelina's journals document her awakening as a humanitarian activist and I hope they will move readers to act. I look forward to my continued work with Angelina on behalf of the United Nations.
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About Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie has starred in more than twenty films, including Gia; The Bone Collector; Girl, Interrupted; Gone in 60 Seconds; Lara Croft: Tomb Raider; and Beyond Borders.
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