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The underground girls of Kabul / in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan / Jenny Nordberg.

Nordberg, Jenny. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

An award-winning foreign correspondent who contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hermiston Public Library Non-Fic Area (Text) 9 Volumes 37838000395152 Book Club Kits Book Club Kits None 07/29/2016 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: volumes (xi, 366 pages ; 21 cm) xi, 366 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, [2015]
  • Producer: Hermiston, Oregon : Hermiston Public Library, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-336) and index.
Summary, etc.:
An award-winning foreign correspondent who contributed to a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners.
Subject: Gender identity > Afghanistan.
Sex role > Afghanistan.
Male impersonators > Afghanistan.
Women > Afghanistan > Social conditions.
Girls > Afghanistan > Social conditions.
Book clubs (Discussion groups)
Group reading
Genre: Book club kit.
Topic Heading: Book club kit.

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