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In Kabul, 2007, with a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters can only sporadically attend school and rarely leave the house. Their only hope lies in the ancient custom of bacha posh, which allows young Rahima to dress and be treated as a boy until she is of marriageable age.
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Baker County Library HASHIMI (Nadia) (Text) 37814003421089 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/15/2021 Checked out 10/27/2021

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  • ISBN: 9780062244765
  • ISBN: 0062244760
  • Physical Description: 452, 13 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First William Morrow Paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2015]

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In Kabul, 2007, with a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters can only sporadically attend school and rarely leave the house. Their only hope lies in the ancient custom of bacha posh, which allows young Rahima to dress and be treated as a boy until she is of marriageable age.
Subject: Sisters > Fiction.
Impersonation > Fiction.
Women > Afghanistan > Fiction.
Sex role > Fiction.
Kabul (Afghanistan) > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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