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An internationally recognized supermodel, Waris Dirie is a United Nations special ambassador who travels the world as an articulate and passionate advocate of human rights. She served as United Nations special ambassador for the elimination of FGM. She has since established the Desert Flower Foundation to advance womens rights in Africa.

Cathleen Miller circled the globe to interview sources for her latest book, Champion of Choice, the biography of UN leader Nafis Sadik. Her previous work includes the international bestseller Desert Flower, which was adapted as a feature film. Millers travel essays have appeared in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and Los Angeles Times.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780688158231
Subtitle:
The Extraordinary Journey Of A Desert Nomad
With:
Miller, Cathleen
Author:
Dirie, Waris
Author:
Miller, Cathleen
Publisher:
William Morrow
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Models (persons)
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures
Subject:
Human Rights
Subject:
Women's rights -- Somalia.
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19980819
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.59x6.45x.89 in. 1.09 lbs.

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