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The Mother of All Armies

The Mother of All Armies

Title: The Mother of All Armies
Author: Daphna SHalem
Page Count: 92
International Publisher & Distributor & Agent: Contento 
ISBN: 978-965-550-210-7
Previously published
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  • About the Book

    The Mother of All Armies, is the personal story of a female officer in the Israeli Army (IDF), simultaneously serving as a full-time mother and a wife in and out of uniform.

    For twenty years, while having a career in the army, author Daphna Shalem juggled an intensive life, full of challenges, frustrations and often Schweikian situations.

    Through a series of short stories, the book portrays poignant insights and funny, true-to-life situations in the IDF. The book is peppered with many humorous illustrations drawn by a world-renowned caricaturist.

    Working mothers, career women, and anyone who has been employed by a hierarchical organization will be able to identify, empathize, and laugh with Daphna.


  • About the Author

    DAPHNA SHALEM was born in Israel and served in the IDF for over twenty years.
    She holds degrees in English Literature, Psychology, and Education from Tel Aviv University. Daphna is a psychotherapist, wife, and mother of two.

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