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ITEM# 13702870
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    ITEM#: 13702870

    "We're far more accustomed to—and comfortable with—seeing women portrayed as victims of war who deserve our sympathy rather than as resilient survivors who demand our respect…" 

    Former ABC journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon tells the riveting true story of Kamila Sidiqi and other women of Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban’s fearful rise to power. In what Greg Mortenson, author ofThree Cups of Tea, calls “one of the most inspiring books I have ever read,” Lemmon recounts with novelistic vividness the true story of a fearless young woman who not only reinvented herself as an entrepreneur to save her family but, in the face of ferocious opposition, brought hope to the lives of dozens of women in war-torn Kabul.

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    ISBN 9780061732478
    Genre BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage
    Format Paperback
    Pages 256
    Publisher Date 2012-03-20 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Perennial
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.48 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach
    Country of Origin United States
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