Desert Flower (Paperback)
$12.47 - Save $5.28 29% off - RRP $17.75 Free shipping worldwide (to United States and
all these other countries) Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Short Description for Desert Flower Inspirational, dramatic and extraordinary - the autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 5, sold in marriage at 13, who became an American model and is now at the young age of 30, the UN spokeswoman against circumcision
- Published: 01 December 2001
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781860497582 ISBN 10: 1860497586
- Sales rank: 6,304
$6.72 - Save $17.23 71% off - RRP $23.95
$10.84 - Save $1.16 (9%) - RRP $12.00
$17.86 - Save $2.09 10% off - RRP $19.95
$17.54 - Save $7.45 29% off - RRP $24.99
Reviews for Desert Flower
Thought provoking but poorly written.
I really wanted to like this book. The subject matter is a serious one and the stories told are both shocking and heartbreaking. However the letdown for me was the bad editing (or lack thereof). I felt like Waris didn't have an editor to point her in the write direction languistically so it felt a bit lacking. Unfortunate because the message it gave is really a beautiful one.
This might be a better book for teenagers to read than adults. by Khrystyne Fiorentino