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Woman at point zero

Author: Nawāl Saʻdāwī; Sharīf Ḥatātah
Publisher: London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
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"Born to a peasant family in the Egyptian countryside, Firdaus suffers a childhood of cruelty and neglect. Her passion for education is ignored by her family, and on leaving school she is forced to marry a much older man. Following her escapes from violent relationships, she meets Sharifa, who leads her into a life of prostitution, telling her that 'a man does not know a woman's value ... the higher you price  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novela egipcia
Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nawāl Saʻdāwī; Sharīf Ḥatātah
ISBN: 9781842778722 1842778722 9781842778739 1842778730
OCLC Number: 277066959
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Notes: Translated from the Arabic Imra'ah ʻinda nuqtat al-sifr.
Description: xii, 114 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword by Miriam CookeAuthor's PrefaceChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3
Other Titles: Imra'ah ʻinda nuqtat al-sifr.
Woman at point 0
Responsibility: Nawal El Saadawi ; translated by Sherif Hetata.

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Born to a peasant family in the Egyptian countryside, Firdaus suffers a childhood of cruelty. Her passion for education is ignored by her family, and on leaving school she is forced to marry a much  Read more...

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'Nawal el Saadawi writes with directness and passion, transforming the systematic brutalisation of peasants and of women in to powerful allegory' - New York Times Book Review'Scorching' - New Read more...

 
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