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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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"Ultimately a celebration of triumph over adversity, Hirsi Ali's story tells how a bright little girl evolved out of dutiful obedience to become an outspoken, pioneering freedom fighter. As Western governments struggle to balance democratic ideals with religious pressures, no story could be timelier or more significant.--From publisher description."--From source other than the Library of Congress
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 921 HIRSI ALI (Text) 33892004885571 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/10/2007 Available -

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  • ISBN: 0743289684
  • Physical Description: xii, 353 pages, 4 pages plates ; 24 cm.
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  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2007.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Bloodlines -- Under the Talal tree -- Playing tag in Allah's Palace -- Weeping orphans and widowed wives -- Secret rendezvous, sex, and the scent of Sukumawiki -- Doubt and defiance -- Disillusion and deceit -- Refugees -- Abeh -- Running away -- A trial by the Elders -- Haweya -- Leiden -- Leaving God -- Threats -- Politics -- The murder of Theo -- Epilogue: the letter of the law.
Summary, etc.: "Ultimately a celebration of triumph over adversity, Hirsi Ali's story tells how a bright little girl evolved out of dutiful obedience to become an outspoken, pioneering freedom fighter. As Western governments struggle to balance democratic ideals with religious pressures, no story could be timelier or more significant.--From publisher description."--From source other than the Library of Congress
Subject: Hirsi Ali, Ayaan 1969-
Politicians Netherlands Biography
Muslims Netherlands Biography
Refugees Netherlands Biography
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