The State of Things
11:40 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Aid Worker Chronicles Journey Chasing Chaos

Host Frank Stasio talks with Jessica Alexander about her new memoir

Jessica Alexander began her career as an aid worker with idealistic eyes.

Credit Broadway Books

But the day-to-day realities of helping rebuild disaster areas made her realize aid work is a profession with its own challenges and pitfalls. She traveled the world, helping people in Darfur, Sierra Leone and Haiti. She chronicles her journey in her memoir, “Chasing Chaos: My Decade In And Out of Humanitarian Aid” (Broadway Books/2013). Host Frank Stasio talks with Jessica Alexander about her new memoir.

She will be at Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh tonight at 7:30.

McIntyre's Books in Pittsboro tomorrow at 2.

Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill Saturday at 2.

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