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The Favored Daughter

Pub Date : 2012-01-03 | Author : Fawzia Koofi | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9780230341883
ISBN 13 : 0230341888

The nineteenth daughter of a local village leader in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia Koofi was left to die in the sun after birth by her mother. But she survived, and perseverance in the..


The Favored Daughter

Pub Date : 2013-04-16 | Author : Fawzia Koofi | Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan Trade

ISBN 10 : 0230342027
ISBN 13 : 9780230342026

As America prepares to draw down its forces in Afghanistan, this story of survival and hope from a voice of the country's most oppressed group could not be more timely. Born to the..


The Favored Daughter

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Fawzia Koofi | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780230120679
ISBN 13 : 0230120679

Documents the story of how a 19th daughter of a rural Afghanistan village leader survived infancy, exposure, the Russian and Taliban regimes and the murders of family members to be..


Benazir Bhutto

Pub Date : 2016-01-12 | Author : Brooke Allen | Publisher : New Harvest

ISBN 10 : 0544648935
ISBN 13 : 9780544648937

Benazir Bhutto, the first woman to lead a Muslim nation, served two terms as the prime minister of Pakistan before charges of corruption resulted in her self-imposed exile. Bhutto ..


The Hummingbird S Daughter

Pub Date : 2006-06-01 | Author : Luis Alberto Urrea | Publisher : Little, Brown

ISBN 10 : 0759567514
ISBN 13 : 9780759567511

This historical novel is based on Urrea's real great-aunt Teresita, who had healing powers and was acclaimed as a saint. Urrea has researched historical accounts and family records..


The Favored Queen

Pub Date : 2011-09-27 | Author : Carolly Erickson | Publisher : St. Martin's Press

ISBN 10 : 9781429988957
ISBN 13 : 1429988959

From The New York Times bestselling author of The Last Wife of Henry VIII comes a powerful and moving novel about Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII, who married him only days ..


The Spirit Catches You And You Fall Down

Pub Date : 2012-04-24 | Author : Anne Fadiman | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780374533403
ISBN 13 : 0374533407

A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spir..