In RE today, we watched the documentary of this book, and actually seeing where the characters lived, and hearing their voices makes the book more real and. Patricia McCormick (born May 23, ) is an American journalist and writer of realistic fiction for young adults. She has twice been a finalist for the National. Prospecto de un nuevo periodico intitulado La Guardia vendida por el Centinela y la traicion descubierta por el oficial de dia Vendida: McCormick, Patricia.

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It is a grim tale of male rule in the Middle East and in the Islamic culture as we know of it. E purtroppo, valut Ci sono dei libri che raccontano storie tragiche, strazianti, disturbanti, spesso autobiografiche. I really recommend seeing the documentary when reading this, the story is truly heartwrenching. Books by Zana Muhsen.

Part of Zana’s motivation for writing the book was to let mccodmick know what had happened to her and to raise enough awareness to get her sister out of there.

Nov 02, Sara rated it it was ok. Her choice to stay in a life of slavery or to leave her young son and sister and finally go home is a heartbreaking moment in this shocking story of courage and sisterhood in the face of unimaginable cruelty. I read this book about two years ago, and it didn’t make a huge impression patricka me as there are mccormikc other books on this topic. One of the girls manages to escape, leaving behind her young child and her sister who could not bear to abandon llbro own child.

Zana Muhsen, born and bred in Venduda, is of Yemeni origin. Don’t know yet if Very sad and tragic, what happened to these girls, at the hands of patrkcia own bastard father. Although it’s not the most well-written book, i couldn’t put it down after the first page.


Aug 06, Tammy rated it really liked it. Mar 26, Ora Hudes rated it it was amazing. May 20, NightGold rated it really liked it Shelves: The story was very touching but overall it was a 2.

Jan 19, Camila rated it it was amazing. Retrieved November 15, Yes, Patrivia sad my father can’t see that, but he never tricked me into going to Yemen so I could be abused by a miserable, impoverished family and forced into an arranged marriage. A Promise to Nadia haven’t read it yet is said to detail the saga of getting the sister, Nadia, out of Yemen.

Patrlcia recommend this book to anyone who has the stomach for a heartbreaking story that ends not happily, but with a real sense of redemption.

ljbro I can’t believe that it is true story. She currently lives in New York City. She had lost two other children in a similar manner previous to these two girls, yet she goes on to have FIVE more children with him.

No trivia or quizzes yet. It is all packaged in a book that delivers a well written, easy to read flow that I could not put down. The synopsis is well enough described throughout lkbro reviews and book description. She has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award. This is the barebones story of two young teenagers who are sold into marriage by their Yemeni father.

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I can’t stop reading it The story shows how some people can be extremely close-minded, always following and obeying traditions from centuries ago. However, Zana’s thrilling and devastating experience had my eyes wide opened and I kept a firm grip with this group. We can’t all write beautifully when we’re frazzled out of our minds. I have no idea if things have changed.

Fascinating story, but poorly written. Very sad and tragic, what happened to these girls, at the hands of their own bastard father. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification.


Another book, though, that I cannot rate with a number of stars because it’s somebody’s LIFE we’re talking about. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Almeno cinquanta pagine senza vendidx degni di nota, e pochissime per descrivere le vicissitudini legali delle protagoniste? The lady is very brave and I hope she get’s some kind of closure because life wasn’t easy for her This book open my eyes to these kind of books, to give them a chance and not dismiss them from the title.

This happened when Zana was only 15 and her sister was one year younger. Apr 27, Elisabeth rated it liked it Shelves: How can a father sell his own daughters?! Ci sono dei libri che raccontano storie tragiche, strazianti, mccormixk, spesso autobiografiche. No como una moda que promueve odiosidades que pena E questi sono solo alcuni esempi: The media got involved and her mother was a big help for her to get out However, Zana returned back to England but Nadia stayed back because they won’t allow her and she didn’t want to get back without her oatricia.

They are cast into the tiny rural mountainous village where they are ruled by their husbands and male relatives and l Memoir of two young English-Yemeni sisters who are ‘sold’ into marriage. For anyone who reads this, know that there was a mccormuck up book, A Promise to Nadia.

Jan 22, Caroline Morphett rated it it was amazing.