Aman

Aman : The Story of a Somali Girl

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This is the intimate first-person account of a young woman's coming-of-age in Somalia. The daughter of tribal leaders, Aman recounts her dramatic life while at the same time illuminating an innocent childhood romance with a white boy that leads to murder; her circumcision ceremony; an unwanted marriage at the age of 13; and her escape to the city where her beauty and curiosity lead her into a world of white men, parties and runaway girls.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 163 x 242mm | 755g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1 map
  • 0747517614
  • 9780747517610

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545 ratings
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2 8% (42)
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