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Dancing in the Mosque An Afghan Mother's Letter to Her Son

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ISBN-10: 0062970313

ISBN-13: 9780062970312

Edition: N/A

Authors: Homeira Qaderi

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An exquisite and inspiring memoir about one mother's unimaginable choice in the face of oppression and abuse in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. The day that Homeira Qaderi gave birth to her son Siawash, the road to the hospital in Kabul was barricaded because of a suicide bomber explosion. With the city and military on edge, an armed soldier pointed his gun at the pregnant woman's bulging stomach, terrified that she was hiding a bomb. Frightened and in pain, forced to make her way on foot, Homeira walked through the blood and wreckage to reach the hospital doors, propelled by the love she held for her soon-to-be-born child. But the joy of her beautiful son's birth was soon overshadowed…    
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Book details

List price: $33.50
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/1/2020
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English