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Farah Ahmedi's "poignant tale of survival" (andlt;iandgt;Chicago Tribuneandlt;/iandgt;) chronicles her journey from war to peace. Equal parts tragedy and hope, determination and daring, Ahmedi's memoir delivers a remarkably vivid portrait of her girlhood in Kabul, where the sound of gunfire and the sight of falling bombs shaped her life and stole her family. She herself narrowly escapes death when she steps on a land mine. Eventually the war forces her to flee, first over the mountains to refugee camps across the border, and finally to America. Ahmedi proves that even in the direst circumstances, not only can the human heart endure, it can thrive. andlt;iandgt;The Other Side of the Skyandlt;/iandgt; is "a remarkable journey" (andlt;iandgt;Chicago Sun-Timesandlt;/iandgt;), and Farah Ahmedi inspires us all.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Tamim Ansaryandlt;/bandgt; is the author of andlt;Iandgt;West of Kabul, East of New York: An Afghan American Storyandlt;/iandgt; as well as numerous books for children. A columnist for Encarta, he lives in San Francisco with his wife and their two children.

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ISBN:
9781416918370
Author:
Tamim Ansary and Farah Ahmedi
Publisher:
Simon Spotlight Entertainment
With:
Ansary, Tamim
Author:
Ahmedi, Farah
Author:
Ansary, Tamim
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Refugees
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Ethnic Cultures - General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Refugees -- United States.
Subject:
Ahmedi, Farah
Subject:
Biography-Ethnic Cultures
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
June 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.94 x 5.5 in 7.735 oz

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