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Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil / Deborah Rodriguez.

Rodriguez, Deborah, (author.).

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Florence - Johnsonville Branch 305.486 Rodriguez (Text) 33172004299424 Adult Large Print Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781602850095
  • ISBN: 1602850097
  • Physical Description: 351 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large Print.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Center Point large print edition"--Verso t.p.
Summary, etc.:
Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her profession became known she was eagerly sought out by Westerners desperate for a good haircut and by Afghan women, who have a long and proud tradition of running their own beauty salons. Thus the idea for the Kabul Beauty School was born. Within that small haven, the line between teacher and student quickly blurred as these vibrant women shared with Rodriguez their stories and their hearts, ultimately giving her the strength to leave her own unhealthy marriage and allow herself to love again, Afghan style.--From publisher description.
Subject: Kabul Beauty School.
Women > Afghanistan > Kabul > Social life and customs > 21st century.
Muslim women > Afghanistan > Kabul > Social conditions > 21st century.
Beauty shops > Social aspects > Afghanistan > Kabul.
Large type books.
Kabul (Afghanistan) > Social life and customs > 21st century.

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