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Title:
The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe
Author:
Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Harper, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xxvi, 256 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together.
Language:
English
Contents:
The news arrives and everything changes -- A time of goodbyes -- Stitching the future back together -- The plan goes to market -- An idea is born...but will it work? -- Class is in session -- An unexpected wedding party -- A new opportunity knocks -- Danger in the night sky -- Epilogue: Kabul Jan Kaweyan and Kamela's faith in good fortune.
ISBN:
9780061732379

9780061732478
Format :
Book

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