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Two sisters : into the Syrian Jihad

Author: Åsne Seierstad; Seán Kinsella, (Translator)
Publisher: London : Virago Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The riveting story of two sisters' journey to the Islamic State and the father who tries to bring them home. Asne Seierstad puts the problem of radicalization into painfully human terms, using instant messages and other primary sources to reconstruct a family's crisis from the inside. Eventually, she takes us into the hellscape of the Syrian civil war, as Sadiq risks his life in pursuit of his daughters, refusing to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Åsne Seierstad; Seán Kinsella, (Translator)
ISBN: 9780349009056 0349009058 9780374279677 0374279675
OCLC Number: 1032284360
Language Note: Translated from the Norwegian.
Notes: Originally published in Norway in 2016 by Kagge.
Translated from Norwegian.
Description: 455 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The rupture --
Veiled --
Blind man's bluff --
In --
Early teens --
The mission --
Eating with the devil --
Norway, thine is our devotion --
This attire --
It's all about the heart --
Valentine's Ummah --
Target practice --
Halal dating --
Paragraphs --
Strange bird --
Separation --
Fraud in the name of god --
The October Revolution --
Dance macabre --
Blueprint --
Home --
A kind, wonderful man --
Spoils of war --
The end of sykes-picot --
God is not great --
Not without my daughters --
New year, new opportunities --
Housewives of Raqqa --
Boys of Norway --
Shoot the girls if you want! --
Ramadan --
A different life --
Voices in the mind --
Legacy --
The basis of the book --
Glossary --
References.
Other Titles: To søstre.
Responsibility: Asne Seierstad ; translated by Sèn Kinsella.

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In October 2013 two teenage sisters left Oslo for Syria. A powerful and gripping true account of a family torn apart - by the author of the international bestseller THE BOOKSELLER OF KABUL.  Read more...

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Simply magnificent ... One of the most important books of our time * Svenska Dagbladet * Meticulously documented, full of drama ... filled with smuggling, violence, ever-changing loyalties and Read more...

 
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