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Author Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle.

Title The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe / Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, [2011]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
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 Coal City PL Stacks - CCBB-2  958.1 TZE    AVAILABLE
 Colona District PL Stacks - CLNG-7  958.1 TZE    AVAILABLE
 East Dubuque DL Stacks - EDLY-13  958.1 TZE    AVAILABLE
 Ella Johnson Memorial PL Stacks - EJMY-11  958.1 TZE    AVAILABLE
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  958.1 SID    AVAILABLE
 Freeport PL Adult Biography - FPLY-13  B SEDIQI    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Adult Biography - GALY-13  B SID    AVAILABLE
 Hinckley PL Adult Non-Fiction - HKLY-12  921 TZEMACH    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  958.1 TZE    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description xxvi, 256 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-256).
Summary The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together.
Contents The news arrives and everything changes -- A time of goodbyes -- Stitching the future back together -- The plan goes to market -- An idea is born...but will it work? -- Class is in session -- An unexpected wedding party -- A new opportunity knocks -- Danger in the night sky -- Kabul Jan, Kaweyan, and Kamila's faith in good fortune.
Subject Sediqi, Kamela, 1977-
Sediqi, Kamela, 1977- -- Family.
Dressmakers -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Sisters -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Businesswomen -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Community life -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- History -- 21st century.
Khair Khana (Kabul, Afghanistan) -- Biography.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Biography.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780061732379 hardcover
0061732370 hardcover
9780061732478 paperback
0061732478 paperback

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