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Women of courage : intimate stories from Afghanistan, Katherine Kiviat and Scott Heidler ; photographs by Katherine Kiviat

Label
Women of courage : intimate stories from Afghanistan
Title
Women of courage
Title remainder
intimate stories from Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Kiviat and Scott Heidler ; photographs by Katherine Kiviat
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The inspiring women who are building a new future in Afghanistan and are playing a crucial role in the changing landscape of this turbulent nation share their experiences in a collection of firsthand stories and profiles that include a beekeeper, a presidential candidate, an Olympic sprinter, and a schoolteacher
Tone
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2009
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2008.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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212535
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.48/8915930090511
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1735.6.Z75
LC item number
A34 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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intimate stories from Afghanistan
Label
Women of courage : intimate stories from Afghanistan, Katherine Kiviat and Scott Heidler ; photographs by Katherine Kiviat
Link
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Publication
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Huria Hessary, midwife trainer -- General Khatool Muhammad Zai, Afghan army paratrooper -- Homaira Habib, radio journalist -- Shagoofa Sahar, host of Good Morning Afghanistan radio -- Freeshta Sadat, abused wife -- Jamila Mujahad, TV journalist -- Lailama Nabizada, Afghan National Army helicopter pilot -- Zahra Mohammadi, divorce -- Shaima Aminy, burn unit nurse at Herat Hospital -- Suhila Fanoos, Welayet Women's Prison guard in central Kabul -- Suraya Parlika, executive director, All Afghan Women's Union -- Fareshta Kohistani, United Nations photographer -- Farzana Wahidy, photojournalist -- Mahjan, housewife -- Azima Nabi, teacher and mother of six -- Aziza Nazari, police general, human rights department -- Marina Gulbahari, actress -- Massuda Jalal, former Minister of Women's Affairs/presidential candidate -- Nadera, bread maker -- Roshan Gul, bee keeper -- Shaharzad Akbar, Kabul university student -- Friba Razayee, Afghan judo olympian -- Naheed Mirza, police academy graduate -- Mahmoda Hoseini, female mullah -- Hamida Jan, actress/refugee -- Robina Moqimyar, Afghan olympic sprinter -- Parwana Ghezel, Ariana Afghan Airlines flight attendant -- Shaima Razayee, host, Hop Music TV program -- Mariza Tamaski, supermarket saleswoman -- Fatema Kamazemyan, head of Women's Affairs Office in Bamiyan -- Malalai Kakar, criminal investigator in Kandahar -- Abeershah, fortune teller -- Shaima Rahmany, filmmaker -- Zubaida Akbar, journalist -- Safia Amma Jan, head of Women's Affairs Office in Kandahar -- Shazia Saba, office manager Bamiyan DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration) -- Pashtoon Shahna, girls' high school principal -- Hanifa Jamizada, presidential election worker -- Mahgul, handicraft worker -- Miriam Farooq, language teacher/former underground teacher
Control code
ocm85783278
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 128 p.
Isbn
9781423602538
Lccn
2007007939
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)85783278
Label
Women of courage : intimate stories from Afghanistan, Katherine Kiviat and Scott Heidler ; photographs by Katherine Kiviat
Link
Publication
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Huria Hessary, midwife trainer -- General Khatool Muhammad Zai, Afghan army paratrooper -- Homaira Habib, radio journalist -- Shagoofa Sahar, host of Good Morning Afghanistan radio -- Freeshta Sadat, abused wife -- Jamila Mujahad, TV journalist -- Lailama Nabizada, Afghan National Army helicopter pilot -- Zahra Mohammadi, divorce -- Shaima Aminy, burn unit nurse at Herat Hospital -- Suhila Fanoos, Welayet Women's Prison guard in central Kabul -- Suraya Parlika, executive director, All Afghan Women's Union -- Fareshta Kohistani, United Nations photographer -- Farzana Wahidy, photojournalist -- Mahjan, housewife -- Azima Nabi, teacher and mother of six -- Aziza Nazari, police general, human rights department -- Marina Gulbahari, actress -- Massuda Jalal, former Minister of Women's Affairs/presidential candidate -- Nadera, bread maker -- Roshan Gul, bee keeper -- Shaharzad Akbar, Kabul university student -- Friba Razayee, Afghan judo olympian -- Naheed Mirza, police academy graduate -- Mahmoda Hoseini, female mullah -- Hamida Jan, actress/refugee -- Robina Moqimyar, Afghan olympic sprinter -- Parwana Ghezel, Ariana Afghan Airlines flight attendant -- Shaima Razayee, host, Hop Music TV program -- Mariza Tamaski, supermarket saleswoman -- Fatema Kamazemyan, head of Women's Affairs Office in Bamiyan -- Malalai Kakar, criminal investigator in Kandahar -- Abeershah, fortune teller -- Shaima Rahmany, filmmaker -- Zubaida Akbar, journalist -- Safia Amma Jan, head of Women's Affairs Office in Kandahar -- Shazia Saba, office manager Bamiyan DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration) -- Pashtoon Shahna, girls' high school principal -- Hanifa Jamizada, presidential election worker -- Mahgul, handicraft worker -- Miriam Farooq, language teacher/former underground teacher
Control code
ocm85783278
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 128 p.
Isbn
9781423602538
Lccn
2007007939
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)85783278

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