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Found Art: Discovering Beauty in Foreign Places Leeana Tankersley

Found Art: Discovering Beauty in Foreign Places

Leeana Tankersley

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ISBN : 9780310291336
Hardcover
220 pages
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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 fromMoreFound 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.