Naked in Baghdad has two storytellers: Garrels, of course, who gives a running account of her daily activities, observations and reflections, and her husband, magazine illustrator Vint Lawrence, who e-mails friends and family periodic summaries of what his wife has told him during their daily satellite phone conversations. He labels these e. Sep 03, · "Naked in Baghdad" is a gripping first hand account of event leading up to, and through the war in Iraq after 9/ It is experienced through the eyes of a talented NPR correspondent. The narrative takes breaks from Anne Garrels (the NPR correspondents) harrowing accounts with her husband Vint's email correspondence with Anne's fans/5.
Apr 29, · Great book. I ordered "Naked in Baghdad" after reading Anne Garrels current "Putin Country". I need to pass them both on to others. I did think the emails from her husband "back home" were unnecessary and detracting, especially in the first half of the book. After the first couple, I just skimmed and skipped through them/5(44). Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Catalog. Enter your search terms in the box above, then click "Find" to begin your search.
Staying in Baghdad when the US bombs were falling and almost all networks had withdrawn their staff, Garrels broadcast daily using a satellite phone from her hotel room at the now-famous Al-Rashid hotel. The title of the book comes from a night when Garrels broadcast naked from her hotel room using a satellite phone that was illegal to possess. Get this from a library! Naked in Baghdad. [Anne Garrels; Vint Lawrence] -- As NPR's senior foreign correspondent, Garrels has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. She is renowned for the direct, down-to-earth reportage and her.
Sep 11, · 'Naked in Baghdad' NPR's Senior Foreign Correspondent Anne Garrels was one of the few journalists still in Baghdad during the invasion of Iraq. . It is hard not to admire Garrels. Enduring everything from bombing raids and artillery barrages to bad food, corrupt officials and aggressive border guards, this veteran war correspondent continued.