Live From Mongolia: From Wall Street Banker to Mongolian News Anchor

Live From Mongolia: From Wall Street Banker to Mongolian News Anchor

by Patricia Sexton


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780825306976
Publisher: Beaufort Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/21/2013
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

After nearly a decade in banking, Patricia Sexton decided to pursue her life's dream to work in television as a foreign correspondent. She moved to Mongolia and anchored the English News. Patricia is the host of Sinovision's WE Talk, a talk show profiling people who pursue their passion. She has worked for CBS News, Britain's International Life, and she writes LIVE from Mongolia!, a weekly blog about people who follow their dreams. Along with her Director, she founded Morpheus Pictures, a production company dedicated to telling stories of people living passionate lives in the most far-flung places in the world. Patricia lives with her husband and daughter - commuting from their new home in New Zealand to her old home in New York City.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

Chapter 1 Making It and Breaking It 3

Chapter 2 Taking the Leap 16

Chapter 3 The Fortune-Teller 21

Chapter 4 The Arrival 25

Chapter 5 The Unlit Spark 41

Chapter 6 The Land of the Blue Sky 47

Chapter 7 "Frenemies" 53

Chapter 8 The First Day of the Rest of My Life 63

Chapter 9 Butchering Goats and Vowels 77

Chapter 10 Currying Flavor 84

Chapter 11 Off the Beaten Puddle 91

Chapter 12 Dreams Come True 98

Chapter 13 A "Washing Vagina" 103

Chapter 14 The Steppe 111

Chapter 15 Another Dream, Another Dreamer 117

Chapter 16 As Bold as Breasts 126

Chapter 17 Consonant Omelet 136

Chapter 18 Time Travel 142

Chapter 19 Price Tag 161

Chapter 20 Betting the Ranch 166

Chapter 21 No 172

Chapter 22 Yes 176

Chapter 23 A Mormon Picnic 180

Chapter 24 Anniversary Crashers 188

Chapter 25 Fashion Means Forward 198

Chapter 26 Chance of a Lifetime 203

Chapter 27 Mongolian Heimlich 207

Chapter 28 The Gobi 215

Chapter 29 Homeward Bound 228

Chapter 30 One Step Backward, Two Steps Forward 232

Epilogue 242

Acknowledgments 245

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