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The Resource My forbidden face : growing up under the Taliban : a young woman's story, Latifa ; written with the collaboration of Shékéba Hachemi ; translated by Linda Coverdale ; [preface by Karenna Gore Schiff]

My forbidden face : growing up under the Taliban : a young woman's story, Latifa ; written with the collaboration of Shékéba Hachemi ; translated by Linda Coverdale ; [preface by Karenna Gore Schiff]

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My forbidden face : growing up under the Taliban : a young woman's story
Title
My forbidden face
Title remainder
growing up under the Taliban : a young woman's story
Statement of responsibility
Latifa ; written with the collaboration of Shékéba Hachemi ; translated by Linda Coverdale ; [preface by Karenna Gore Schiff]
Title variation
My forbidden face
Title variation remainder
growing up under the Taliban : a young womans story
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Latifa, a young woman who was sixteen in 1996 when the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan, tells about her family's experiences under the repressive regime, focusing on the lives of women and girls who were abruptly denied the freedom to work, go to school, or even leave their homes without a male escort
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Summary
A young woman born into a middle-class Afghan family describes the 1996 revolution in which the Taliban seized power in Kabul, the resulting changes in her life as a victim of Taliban fanaticism, and her eventual escape with her family
Biography type
autobiography
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138630
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Citation source
  • Books for the Teen Age (NYPL)
  • Booklist
  • New York Times
Dewey number
  • 958.104/6/092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • 970
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
HQ1735.6.Z75
LC item number
L38 2001
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970
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adolescent
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growing up under the Taliban : a young woman's story
Label
My forbidden face : growing up under the Taliban : a young woman's story, Latifa ; written with the collaboration of Shékéba Hachemi ; translated by Linda Coverdale ; [preface by Karenna Gore Schiff]
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Visage volé
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18180776
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 210 pages
Isbn
9780786869015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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System control number
(LHPL)241922
Label
My forbidden face : growing up under the Taliban : a young woman's story, Latifa ; written with the collaboration of Shékéba Hachemi ; translated by Linda Coverdale ; [preface by Karenna Gore Schiff]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Visage volé
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18180776
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 210 pages
Isbn
9780786869015
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(LHPL)241922

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