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My Forbidden Face: Growing Up Under the Taliban: A Young Woman's Story

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"It chronicles one Afghan family's 'nightmare in broad daylight' with an intimacy you won't find in newspapers. Grade: A-" Entertainment Weekly

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"[My Forbidden Face] is her story, told with a young girl's unflinching faith in the future." Los Angeles Times

About the Author

Latifa was born in 1980 in Kabul and now lives in Paris. My Forbidden Face is her first book, written with Shekeba Hachemi, Founder of Afghanistan Libre. Shekeba works on behalf of Afghan women and divides her time between Paris and Kabul.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
1 The White Flag Over the Mosque 1
2 A Canary in a Cage 30
3 Three Girls 63
4 Massacres and Miracles 94
5 Three Little Girls from Taimani 119
6 Kite Hunting 145
7 Who Speaks for Afghanistan? 173
Afterword 200
Acknowledgments 203
Glossary 204
A Brief Chronology 207

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kwirqz, November 4, 2008 (view all comments by kwirqz)
I absolutely loved this book! I think that this story will give the world an eye-opener to what is going on under the Taliban. It certainly makes me want to go and do something about what is happening to those women.
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ISBN:
9780786869015
Subtitle:
Growing Up Under the Taliban - A Young Woman's Story
Translator:
Coverdale, Linda
Preface:
Schiff, Karenna Gore
Author:
Latifa
Preface:
Schiff, Karenna Gore
Author:
Coverdale, Linda
Publisher:
Miramax Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Specific Groups
Subject:
Afghanistan
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Women in islam
Subject:
Specific Groups - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
no. 169
Publication Date:
March 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
8.58x5.80x.82 in. .81 lbs.

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