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The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe

Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kamela Sediqi; Kamela Sediqi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
ISBN: 9780061732379 0061732370 9780061732478 0061732478
OCLC Number: 627701014
Description: xxvi, 256 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Contents: The news arrives and everything changes --
A time of goodbyes --
Stitching the future back together --
The plan goes to market --
An idea is born ... but will it work? --
Class is in session --
An unexpected wedding party --
A new opportunity knocks --
Danger in the night sky --
Kabul Jan, Kaweyan, and Kamila's faith in good fortune.
Responsibility: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.

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The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together.

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