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21/11/2011

The US woman who turned her terrifying experience of Hurricane Katrina into a novel.

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, Jesmyn Ward, the American woman who turned her terrifying experience of Hurricane Katrina into an award-winning novel. Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward is published by Bloomsbury.

Also, we go on the beat with one of Afghanistan's new breed of women police officers.

And a British journalist describes the madness he experienced when a routine hospital operation went wrong.

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Tue 22 Nov 2011 13:05GMT

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