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The Resource Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil, Deborah Rodriguez, with Kristin Ohlson

Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil, Deborah Rodriguez, with Kristin Ohlson

Label
Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil
Title
Kabul Beauty School
Title remainder
an American woman goes behind the veil
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Rodriguez, with Kristin Ohlson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The founder of the Kabul Beauty School describes the lives of women in the patriarchal society of Afghanistan from the perspective of the school and its students
Member of
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2007.
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190059
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Rodriguez, Deborah
Dewey number
305.48/69709581090511
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1735.6
LC item number
.R63 2007f
Literary form
non fiction
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1951-
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Ohlson, Kristin
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True
Series statement
Random House reader's circle
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  • Kabul Beauty School
  • Women
  • Muslim women
  • Beauty shops
  • Kabul (Afghanistan)
Target audience
adult
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an American woman goes behind the veil
Label
Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil, Deborah Rodriguez, with Kristin Ohlson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, c2007. With afterword
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20231387
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780812976731
Lccn
bl2007028259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
BK0007365149
Label
Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil, Deborah Rodriguez, with Kristin Ohlson
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, c2007. With afterword
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20231387
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
301 pages
Isbn
9780812976731
Lccn
bl2007028259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
BK0007365149

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