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My forbidden face : growing up under the Taliban : a young woman's story

Author: Latifa.; Lisa Appignanesi; Chekeha Hachemi
Publisher: London : Virago, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A poignant first-hand account of life for a young Afghani woman under the Taliban. Born into an educated, middle-class family in Kabul, Latifa's world changed from the moment the Taliban seized power there in 1996. She reveals her helplessness and despair, and her own defiance under the regime.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Latifa.; Latifa
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Latifa.; Lisa Appignanesi; Chekeha Hachemi
ISBN: 1860499562 9781860499562 1860499619 9781860499616
OCLC Number: 768487883
Description: x, 180 pages : 1 map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Latifa ; with the collaboration of Chekeha Hachemi ; translated by Lisa Appignanesi.

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* Poignant first-hand account of life for a young Afghani woman under the Taliban * Like Desert Flower, this simple human story is a powerful way to tell readers around the world of the plight of a  Read more...

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Her descriptions of watching videos in secret, listening to the radio in terror lest she be caught and hovering on the edge of a black hole of depression during what should have been the liveliest Read more...

 
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