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I, Nadia, wife of a terrorist

Author: Nadia; Baya Gacemi; Fanny Colonna; Edmund Burke
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, 2006.
Series: France overseas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Algerian journalist Baya Gacemi takes a dangerous political step in writing the "autobiography" of a young Algerian woman whom she met through a program for female victims of Islamist violence in Algiers. Nadia, from a small town in central Algeria that has been especially affected by the struggle between Islamist terrorists and the authorities, married a local hooligan whose rebellious spirit she found
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Nadia; Nadia
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia; Baya Gacemi; Fanny Colonna; Edmund Burke
ISBN: 0803222041 9780803222045 0803271247 9780803271241
OCLC Number: 65468923
Description: xvii, 157 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Nadia and Ahmed: An Algerian Tragedy / Edmund Burke III xiii --
I, Nadia, Wife of a Terrorist 5.
Series Title: France overseas.
Other Titles: Moi, Nadia, femme d'un émir du GIA.
Responsibility: Baya Gacemi, with a foreword by Fanny Colonna and an introductory essay by Edmund Burke III ; translated by Paul Côté and Constantina Mitchell.
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"Nadia tells her story simply, offering little analysis. It is the very directness of the narrative that will push readers to consider both the appeal Islamism holds for some downtrodden women, and Read more...

 
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