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Desert dawn

Author: Waris Dirie; Jeanne D'Haem
Publisher: London : Virago, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although Waris Dirie, the subject of this biography, fled her homeland, she never forgot the country that moulded [sic] her. She traces the roots of her courage, resilience and humour back to her culture, and most particularly to her mother. This is the moving story of her return to Somalia. (Information from the back cover.).
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Waris Dirie; Waris Dirie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Waris Dirie; Jeanne D'Haem
ISBN: 1860498531 9781860498534 1860499627 9781860499623
OCLC Number: 50214521
Description: 226 pages, 4 pages of plates : color illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Waris Dirie and Jeanne D'Haem.
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'I wanted to return to the place where I was born and see it with new eyes. I had no idea where my family was in Somalia. At first it seemed impossible - almost as impossible as a camel girl becoming  Read more...

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'This is the moving story of a dislocated woman trying to find her roots. An inspiring read.' U MAGAZINE 'Waris Dirie was a victim once, but she never will be again. She is still fighting, still Read more...

 
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