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Author Sadeed, Suraya.

Title Forbidden lessons in a Kabul guesthouse : the true story of a woman who risked everything to bring hope to Afghanistan / Suraya Sadeed with Damien Lewis.

Imprint New York : Voice/Hyperion, c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 SADEED,S    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    92 SADEED,S    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 280 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Prologue: Lessons by lamplight -- pt. 1. Finding hope in a lawless Afghanistan (1995) -- Help the Afghan Children -- The beginning -- The camel road -- The devil's flowers -- The edge of darkness -- The widow camp -- City of ghosts -- A promise to Fatima -- pt. 2. Imperfect peace under the Taliban -- The tree of amputations -- It is what it is -- Stoned and flying out here -- The day the Earth turned angry -- Of life and love -- Young enough to wed -- The darkness before the dawn -- Singing with the Taliban -- The kindness of strangers -- pt. 3. Under a hail of American bombs (September 2001-present) -- The day everything changed -- The wrong side of the border -- The boy who killed the American -- Hearts and minds -- Epilogue: Drop by drop a river forms -- Afterword.
Subject Sadeed, Suraya.
Help the Afghan Children (Organization)
Women social reformers -- Afghanistan -- Biography.
Social reformers -- Afghanistan -- Biography.
Afghan American women -- Biography.
Children -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Social aspects.
Afghanistan -- History -- 1989-2001 -- Biography.
Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Afghanistan -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Afghanistan -- History -- 2001- -- Biography.
Added Author Lewis, Damien.
ISBN 9781401341312
1401341314

 
    
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