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

By: Latifa, 1980-.
Contributor(s): Hachemi, Chǩb̌a.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Talk Miramax Books, c2001Edition: 1st ed.Description: xi, 210 p. : map ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0786869011.Uniform titles: Visage vol.̌ English Subject(s): Latifa, 1980- | Women -- Afghanistan -- Biography | Women -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions | Women -- Biography | Afghanistan -- Politics and government | Afghanistan -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 958.104/6/092 | B 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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Translation of: Visage vol.̌

Booklist, March 2002

New York Times, April 2002

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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