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The Resource 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

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

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Forbidden lessons in a Kabul guesthouse : the true story of a woman who risked everything to bring hope to Afghanistan
Title
Forbidden lessons in a Kabul guesthouse
Title remainder
the true story of a woman who risked everything to bring hope to Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Suraya Sadeed with Damien Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set amidst some of the most inhospitable conditions in war-torn, Taliban-seized Afghanistan, this book is an adventure story with heart that tells Sadeed's inspiring fight to bring aid, education, and peace training to Afghan citizens
Biography type
autobiography
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Sadeed, Suraya
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Lewis, Damien
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  • Sadeed, Suraya
  • Help the Afghan Children (Organization)
  • Women social reformers
  • Social reformers
  • Afghan American women
  • Children
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Label
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
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Publication
Note
First published: New York : Voice/?Hyperion
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
Control code
000047250848
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 280 p.
Isbn
9781844086627
Label
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
Publication
Note
First published: New York : Voice/?Hyperion
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
Control code
000047250848
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 280 p.
Isbn
9781844086627

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