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Dear Zari : the secret lives of the women of Afghanistan

Author: Zarghuna Kargar
Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, ©2012.
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Dear Zari gives voice to the secret lives of Afghan women, for the first time allowing them to tell their stories in their own words. Includes the stories of a child bride given as payment to end a family feud; a life spent in dark, dusty room weaving carpets; a young girl being brought up as a boy; and, a woman living as a widow shunned by society; and others.
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Kargar, Zarghuna.
Dear Zari.
Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks, ©2012
(DLC) 2011052703
(OCoLC)749853804
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zarghuna Kargar
ISBN: 9781402268397 1402268394 9781402268380 1402268386
OCLC Number: 787843787
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
My story --
Sharifa's story : the family of girls --
Nasreen's story : the boy next door --
Shereenjan's story : a daughter's sacrifice --
Samira's story : the carpet weaver --
Ilaha's story : the wedding night --
Anesa's story : a marriage of convenience --
Wazma's story : the injured wife --
Janpary's story : a mother's story --
Layla's story : the war widow --
Mahgul's story : a family of kite-makers --
Bakhtawara's story : the boy-girl --
Ghutama's story : a love story --
Epilogue --
Glossary --
Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Zarghuna Kargar.
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Dear Zari gives voice to the secret lives of Afghan women, for the first time allowing them to tell their stories in their own words. Includes the stories of a child bride given as payment to end a family feud; a life spent in dark, dusty room weaving carpets; a young girl being brought up as a boy; and, a woman living as a widow shunned by society; and others.

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