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Woman at point zero

Author: Nawāl Saʻdāwī; Sharīf Ḥatātah; Miriam Cooke
Publisher: London : Zed Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nawal El Saadawi's highly acclaimed feminist novel, Woman at Point Zero, follows the life of Firdaus, an Egyptian peasant girl, from her childhood of incomprehensible cruelty and neglect to her end in a grimy Cairo prison cell. From her earliest memories, Firdaus suffered at the hands of men--first her abusive father, then her violent, much older husband, to finally her deceitful boyfriend-turned-pimp. After a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nawāl Saʻdāwī; Sharīf Ḥatātah; Miriam Cooke
ISBN: 1783605944 9781783605941
OCLC Number: 905524508
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Notes: First published in English in 1983.
Description: xiii, 142 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Imraʼah ʻinda nuqṭat al-ṣifr.
Responsibility: Nawal El Saadawi ; translated by Sherif Hetata ; foreword by Miriam Cooke.

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'An unforgettable, unmissable book for the new global feminist.' The Times`Nawal El Saadawi writes with directness and passion, transforming the systematic brutalisation of peasants and of women in Read more...

 
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