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Blasphemy : the true, heartbreaking story of the woman sentenced to death over a cup of water

Author: Asia Bibi
Publisher: London : Virago, 2012.
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Punjab, Pakistan, June 2009. The temperature is 45 degrees and Asia has been out picking fruit for several hours. It's exhausting, sweaty work, but Asia and her husband have five children to feed. At midday she goes to the nearest well, picks up a cup and takes a long drink of cool water. She refills the cup, drinks some more and then offers it to another woman. Suddenly one of her fellow workers cries out that the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Asia Bibi; Asia Bibi; Christin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asia Bibi
ISBN: 9781844088881 184408888X
OCLC Number: 794296702
Description: xvii, 137 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. A black hole --
2. Blasphemy --
3.I can no longer see the stars --
4. Death by hanging --
5. The Christian minister --
6. Happy Christmas --
7. The Pope's message --
8. They kill the governor --
9. They kill the minister.
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A shocking but inspiring book about a Christian woman sentenced to death in Pakistan for 'contaminating' Muslim womens' water.  Read more...

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