Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouse
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Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouse : The True Story of a Woman Who Risked Everything to Bring Hope to Afghanistan

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Suraya Sadeed grew up in a peaceful Afghanistan. Following the Soviet invasion in 1979, she left America with her family, building a new life. But after a sudden tragedy, Suraya returned to Afghanistan for a visit that changed everything. Shocked by the suffering and destruction wreaked on her homeland, Suraya was determined to help. Smuggling herself across borders in various disguises, braving warlords and drug-runners, she set up an underground girls' schools in Kabul in order to bring hope and aid to thousands of Afghans. Since then, Suraya has worked tirelessly, trying to raise funds.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 22mm | 281.23g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1844086631
  • 9781844086634
  • 185,892

About Suraya Sadeed

Suraya Sadeed is the Founder and Executive Director of Help the Afghan Children. She is a leading authority on the education and welfare of women and children in Afghanistan, and a pioneer in bringing innovative educational programmes to Afghanistan.show more

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