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Journal of Alien #25: A Painter in Pakistan

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When she moved to Pakistan with her husband, artist Mary Lou Crerar had thought that her inability to speak Urdu was going to be a problem. But the main problem turned out to be culture. A sixty year old Canadian woman could not just get into her car and drive out to an area to paint by herself. Fortunately, a group of Pakistani women who had been educated abroad helped her. She was able to paint the Himalayas. Every painting has a story to go with it and this book tells those stories. It includes her her paintings and photographs of Pakistan.

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