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Zoya's Story By Zoya Zoya

Zoya's Story by Zoya Zoya

Condition - Very Good
$17.19
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Summary

Zoya grew up during the wars that ravaged Afghanistan and lost both her parents in a bombing raid on Kabul. Zoya's story is of a young woman fighting a clandestine war of resistance against the Taliban at the risk of her own life.

Zoya's Story Summary

Zoya's Story by Zoya Zoya

Zoya grew up during the wars that ravaged Afghanistan and lost both her parents in a bombing raid on Kabul. Zoya's story is of a young woman fighting a clandestine war of resistance against the Taliban at the risk of her own life. Having escaped in her teens to Pakistan where she now works tirelessly in a refugee camp, she also makes dangerous journeys back to her homeland to help the women oppressed by a regime that enforces the wearing of the stifling burqua, condones public stoning if they venture out without a male chaperone and absolutely forbids women's education or work. Zoya's story is a memoir that speaks louder than the images of devastation and outrage; it is a powerful message of optimism as she struggles to bring the plight of Afghan women to the world's attention.

About Zoya Zoya

Zoya grew up Kabul, Afghanistan, and escaped to Pakistan after a bomb killed her parents. She works in a refugee camp in Pakistan among the thousands who have fled their country. Rita Cristofari has been a press officer for the UN and Medecins Sans Frontieres and writes on human rights issues. John Follain is a graduate of Oxford University and works for Reuters.

Additional information

GOR000943132
9780755311118
0755311116
Zoya's Story by Zoya Zoya
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Headline Publishing Group
2002-04-02
256
N/A
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