Discovering Beauty in Foreign PlacesUnknown - 2009
Found Art is a memoir of the year author Leeana Tankersley lived in the Middle East with her Navy SEAL husband during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. After a whirlwind courtship, a move across the world, and the unexpectedly difficult re-entry from a year overseas, Leeana finds her life (and her soul) has been changed forever. With an artist's eye, Tankersley uses each chapter to piece together moments and memories from her journey - a handwritten note from Kuwait, a braid of fringe from a Persian rug, an original poem, a bit of basting thread, a swatch of black silk from a borrowed abaya, a mesquite leaf, a Navy SEAL trident, a receipt from the Russian-Georgian restaurant on Louisiana Street - to create a work of unexpected beauty. Found art emerges... a literary collage created from salvaged stories of loss, hope, and belief that just might change your soul, too.
Publisher: [United States] : Zondervan : Made available through hoopla, 2009
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: streaming audio file (1 audio file (3hr., 56 min.)) : digital
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