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My Forbidden Face Paperback – 14 Nov 2002

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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Virago; New Ed edition (14 Nov. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1860499619
  • ISBN-13: 978-1860499616
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.3 x 19.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 61 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 279,691 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Paperback. Pub Date: 2002 Pages: 192 Publisher: Virago Latifa was Born into an educated middle-class Afghan family in Kabul in 1980. She Dreamed of one day of becoming a journalist. She was interested in fashion. Movies and Friends . Her father was in the importexport business and her mother was a doctor. Then in September 1996. Taliban soldiers seized power in Kabul. From that moment. Latifa. just 16 years old became a prisoner in her own home. Her school was closed. Her mother was banned from working. The simplest and most basic freedoms - walking down the street. looking out a window - were no longer hers. She was now forced to wear a chadri. My Forbidden Face provides a poignant and highly personal account of life under the Taliban regime. With painful honesty and clarity Latifa describes the way she watched her world falling apart. in the name of a fanatical interpretat...



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