Archive - February 20, 2010

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Review of Yaron Glazer (Panama 1997-99) Islands of Shadow, Islands of Light

Review of Yaron Glazer (Panama 1997-99) Islands of Shadow, Islands of Light

Jack Niedenthal is the Trust Liaison for the People of Bikini Atoll.  He has lived in the Marshall Islands for almost 30 years.  His wife is a Bikinian islander, they have 5 children and one grandchild.  He is the author of one book, For the Good of Mankind:  An Oral History of the People of Bikini Atoll and their Islands, and is the director/writer/producer of 2 full-length feature films in the Marshallese language, Ña Noniep and Yokwe Bartowe. http://www.bikiniatoll.com/host.html  Jack Niedenthal (Marshall Island 1981-84) When an ex-Peace Corps Volunteer sets out to write a novel based on his or her Third World experiences they are faced with some perplexing artistic and humanistic challenges:  How does one describe a tremendously unique series of events from ones own life so that others might participate in those feelings and understand those encounters, and moreover, translate, interpret, and describe a strangely foreign culture well . . .

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