A Promise to Nadia: A True Story of a British Slave in the Yemen (Paperback)
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Short Description for A Promise to Nadia Moving true-life story of a young woman's 10-year attempt to free her abducted sister from Yemeni slavery.
- Published: 01 November 2010
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780751543698 ISBN 10: 0751543691
- Sales rank: 213,829
Full description for A Promise to Nadia
Ten years previously Zana Muhsen escaped from the life of slavery in the Yemen into which her father had sold her as a child bride, leaving behind her baby son, her sister Nadia, and Nadia's two small children. As she described so powerfully in her internationally bestselling book SOLD, Zana made a solemn vow to Nadia that she would do everything she possibly could to obtain their freedom as well. A PROMISE TO NADIA tells the extraordinary story of those ten years; of the family's lone campaign against the Yemeni authorities; of the refusal of their own government in London to help; and of the despair that forced them into a desperate deal with an unofficial military-style organisation specialising in the recovery of abducted children.