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Afghan woman"s odyssey

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan,
  • Afghanistan.
    • Subjects:
    • Gauhari, Farooka, 1947-,
    • Human rights -- Afghanistan,
    • Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 1973-1989

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published under title: Searching for Saleem. 1996.

      StatementFarooka Gauhari ; foreword by Nancy Dupree.
      ContributionsGauhari, Farooka, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS371.2 .G379 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3294636M
      ISBN 100803271166
      LC Control Number2004015895

      Get this from a library! A woman's odyssey: journals, [Linda Aaker] -- Politics and passion are spiked with humor and searching in this compelling tale of a modern woman's journey to mid-life. From shooting deer in Texas to shooting pictures in the Himalayas, from. afghan woman who dares to speak out malalai joya derrick okeefe malalai joya is the youngest and most famous female mp in afghanistan whose bravery and vision have raising my voice the extraordinary story of the afghan woman who dares to speak out Posted By William Shakespeare Ltd.


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