The Resource Zoya's story : an Afghan woman's struggle for freedom, Zoya with John Follain and Rita Cristofari, (electronic resource)

Zoya's story : an Afghan woman's struggle for freedom, Zoya with John Follain and Rita Cristofari, (electronic resource)

Label
Zoya's story : an Afghan woman's struggle for freedom
Title
Zoya's story
Title remainder
an Afghan woman's struggle for freedom
Statement of responsibility
Zoya with John Follain and Rita Cristofari
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kabul was always more beautiful in the snow. Even the piles of rotting rubbish in my street, the only source of food for the scrawny chickens and goats that our neighbors kept outside their mud houses, looked beautiful to me after the snow had covered them in white during the long night. Though she is only twenty-three, Zoya has witnessed and endured more tragedy and terror than most people experience in a lifetime. Born in a land ravaged by war, she was robbed of her parents when they were murdered by Muslim fundamentalists. Devastated, she fled Kabul with her grandmother and started a new life in exile in Pakistan. She joined the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), an organization that challenged the crushing edicts of the Taliban government, and she took destiny into her own hands, joining a dangerous, clandestine war to save her nation. Direct and unsentimental, Zoya vividly brings to life the realities of growing up in a Muslim culture, the terror of living in a perpetual war zone, the pain of losing those she has loved, the horrors of a woman's life under the Taliban, and the discovered healing and transformation that lead her on a path of resistance
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zoya
Dewey number
958.104
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Follain, John
  • Cristofari, Rita
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zoya
  • Young women
  • Electronic books
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Target audience
adult
Label
Zoya's story : an Afghan woman's struggle for freedom, Zoya with John Follain and Rita Cristofari, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11913812
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11913812
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11913812
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11913812
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Zoya's story : an Afghan woman's struggle for freedom, Zoya with John Follain and Rita Cristofari, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11913812
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11913812
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11913812
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11913812
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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