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My forbidden face

growing up under the Taliban : a young woman"s story

by Latifa

  • 181 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Afghanistan
    • Subjects:
    • Latifa, 1980-,
    • Women -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions,
    • Women -- Afghanistan -- Biography,
    • Afghanistan -- Social conditions,
    • Afghanistan -- Politics and government -- 1989-2001

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLatifa ; written with the collaboration of Sheékéba Hachemi ; translated by Linda Coverdale.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsHachemi, Chékéba.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1735.6.Z75 L38 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 210 p. :
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3379760M
      ISBN 100786869011
      LC Control Number2004540980
      OCLC/WorldCa49214720

      My Forbidden Face: Growing Up Under the Taliban: A Young Woman's Story by Latifa MY FORBIDDEN FACE is a true story written by a year-old girl who faithfully recorded events over a five-year period as they happened to her and her family in their country of Afghanistan after it was taken over by the Taliban. Chapter 1 In this chapter readers are introduced to Latifa and her family, who consist of Father, Mama, Dauod, Wahid, Soraya, Shakila and Farad. Latifa is a sixteen year old girl who lives in Kabul Afghanistan during the time of the Taliban take over.

      Forbiddensuds - Creekside, Flin Flon, Manitoba R8A0M2 - Rated 5 based on 5 Reviews "All my soaps are cold process. I make them from scratch.I buy 5/5(5). A coupd'etat installs the second republic, a Communist regime, led by president Noor Mohammed Taraki and prime Minister Hafizullah Amin. Reforms imposed on Afghan society, which rmains conservatively traditional, lead to popular uprisings and the rise of islamist movements, which destablize the government.

      My Forbidden Face is an expression of testimony on a variety of issues of violence experienced by women in Afghanistan. It is a story that shows the struggle of a. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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My Forbidden Face by Latifa was a great tale I found worthy of 4 out of 5 stars. This story takes place in Latifas hometown of Kabul where she My forbidden face book up. When Latifa is 14 the Taliban takes control of her city and begins forcing their strict rules on to the people who live there/5.

My Forbidden Face provides a poignant and highly personal account of life under the Taliban regime. With painful honesty and clarity Latifa describes the way she watched her world falling My forbidden face book, in the name of a fanatical interpretation of a faith that she could not by: My Forbidden Face provides a poignant and highly personal account of life under the Taliban regime.

With painful honesty and clarity Latifa describes the way she watched her world falling apart, in the name of a fanatical interpretation of a faith that she could not comprehend/5().

27 Septembera.m. Someone knocks violently at the front door. The entire family jumps. We've been in a nervous state since dawn. My father walks hastily out of the room. My Author: Guardian Staff.

Description of the book "My Forbidden Face": Latifa was born into an educated middle-class Afghan family in Kabul in She dreamed of one day of becoming a journalist, she was interested in fashion, movies and friends. Her father was in the import/export business and her mother was a doctor.

Latifa is the main character and author of My Forbidden Face. When the novel starts out the girl is sixteen years of age and by the time the book ends she will be eighteen.

When the Taliban take control, she takes a very big risk and starts her own underground school for kids from ages four to fourteen to help educate the kids.

Flashback: In Chapter four Latifa tells a story about a trip she took to helped to give the reader an image of what life as like before the Taliban. Also, to show a time in Latifa's life where she was really happy and carefree and since the Taliban has come she has been the exact opposite.

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With this statement, I give notice to Facebook it is strictly forbidden to disclose, copy, distribute, or take any other action against me based on this profile and/or its contents. Better to be. My Forbidden Face provides a poignant and highly personal account of life under the Taliban regime.

With painful honesty and clarity Latifa describes the way she watched her world falling apart, in the name of a fanatical interpretation of a faith that she could not comprehend/5(2).

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"I go to my room to look at all my things: my books, clothes, photos, comics, music tapes, videos, and posters. My nail polish, Soraya's lipstick Mama has begun to wrap up forbidden items, family albums, baby pictures, photos of weddings- hers and Shakila's " -Page 66 What.

Latifa - My Forbidden Face. Growing Up Under the Taliban: A Young Woman’s Story. ISBN: This is an autobiographical account of a young woman living in Afghanistan growing up under the Taliban regime.

The first time I picked up this book, I found it quite difficult to get into, so I put it down. My poor father has the entire weight of the family on his shoulders. He fears for Mother's heath. He worries that the Taliban will take away his son and that his daughters will be condemned to a Author: Guardian Staff.

Buy a cheap copy of My Forbidden Face: Growing Up Under the book by Latifa. An astonishing first-hand account of a young womans life lived under the tyranny of the into a middle-class Afghan family in Kabul inLatifa Free shipping over $Cited by: My Forbidden Face provides a poignant and highly personal account of life under the Taliban regime.

With painful honesty and clarity Latifa describes the way she watched her world falling apart, in the name of a fanatical interpretation of a faith that she could not comprehend.

Travel Brochure Main Characters Kabul Opposite Words Largest City in Afghanistan The Setting and Genre CONTROL *The white flag flown over Kabul *Rarely leaving their home. *Rules and Regulations, no pets, no music, no television, no photographs, no guns, no portraits, no Western.

I think My Forbidden Face was a good book. It was interesting to read about things that actually happened and continue to happen over in Afghanistan. Everything in this story is true and are real life encounters from Latifa (the author's) point of view.

My forbidden face growing up under the Taliban: a young woman's story 1st ed. by Latifa. 12 Want to read; Published by Hyperion in New York. Written in EnglishCited by:.

Latifa, Author, Linda Coverdale, Translator, Karenna Gore Schiff, Preface by, with Chékéba Hechemi, trans. from the French by Linda Miramax $ (p) ISBN   My Forbidden Face provides a poignant and highly personal account of life under the Taliban regime.

With painful honesty and clarity Latifa describes the way she watched her world falling apart, in the name of a fanatical interpretation of a faith that she could not comprehend.

Her voice captures a lost innocence, but also echoes her /5(12). My forbidden face Chapter 2 September 28 has the taste of ashes.

Yeserday the neighbors were talking worriedly in the hallway, trying to figure out of the phones were working again nd if any news had been heard from their families.