Ethan Casey, author of Bearing the Bruise: A Life Graced by Haiti

Event date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 2:00pm

Ethan Casey is a veteran international journalist, editor, and author. Dr. Paul Farmer has called his most recent book,Bearing the Bruise: A Life Graced by Haiti, “a heartfelt account” that “gives readers an informed perspective on many of the political and social complexities that vex those who seek to make common cause with Haiti.”

His earlier book Alive and Well in Pakistan: A Human Journey in a Dangerous Time (2004) has been called “magnificent” by Ahmed Rashid, author of Taliban and Descent into Chaos, “intelligent and compelling … the insights of a singular, clear-eyed and human traveler” by Booker Prize-shortlisted novelist Mohsin Hamid, and “wonderful … a model of travel writing” by Edwidge Danticat. His follow-up, Overtaken By Events: A Pakistan Road Trip (2010), has been praised as “compulsively readable” by Pakistani novelist Bapsi Sidhwa and “a clear-eyed and sympathetic account of life in this important but much misunderstood country” by Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University.

Ethan Casey writes often for the Pakistani daily newspaper Dawn and contributes to The Huffington Post as well as writing frequently on his own website. In his writing and frequent public speaking, he works to help improve Americans’ awareness of both the historic and the contemporary situations in Pakistan and Haiti.

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ISBN: 9780984406326
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Published: Blue Ear Books - March 1st, 2012