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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Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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 mccogmick of unimaginable cruelty.

Her books rely heavily on research and interviews. I just can’t imagine, modern British girls being sold to Arab men and to lead life of peasants among vrndida deserts and mountains of Yemen, with no modern facilities, and forced to be the slaves of their in-laws!

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Dad, Dear Dad, convinces the girls to ‘go on vacation to visit family in Yemen’, where, upon their paricia at the relatives village, he sells them outright and returns to the UK or wherever.

Apr 27, Elisabeth rated it liked it Shelves: Toward the end of the book, when Zana is about to get a divorce from the man she was forced to marry, her father called, begging her not to leave Yemen. View all 6 comments. This happened I usually find autobiographies or books that are telling a real life event kind of boring, and I normally find myself skipping some pages. Sep 01, L.


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I didn’t like the cover of the book it gives you the idea oh,Muslim women being treated like slave but the story is about a bully father and from pg 15 you understand that her mom and dad are not married and her father goes to the pub with his friends so he is not practicing Muslim We can’t all write beautifully when we’re frazzled out of our minds.

Although it’s not the most well-written book, i couldn’t put it down after the first page. Jan 22, Caroline Morphett rated it it was mccormkck. And they still didn’t get Nadia home.

Mar 24, Rana Abid rated it it was amazing. Salah satunya adalah Zana Muhsen dan adiknya Nadia Muhsen. Mi dispiace, ma non posso fare altrimenti. I read this book for few times. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.

However, everyone has hindsight and if we are honest, we can all look back on things and wonder why we did them, but they made sense at the time.

But only Zana was given permission to leave. Nov 02, Sara rated it it was ok.

It is all packaged in a book that delivers a well written, easy to read flow that I could not put down. Feb 14, Stephanie rated it really liked it. Admitedly this was back in the 70’s and 80’s, but still very disappointing to hear of governments behaving as Zana describes.


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The story was very touching but overall it was a 2. Apr 01, Felicia A added it.

Mar 26, Ora Hudes rated it it was amazing. I don’t want to sound unsympathetic about the people in this book, but I was surprised by vnedida much Zana’s mother trusted their father. I hope this is just the fiction, not the real story?

I really recommend seeing the documentary when reading this, the story is truly heartwrenching. The story shows how some people can be extremely close-minded, always following mcformick obeying traditions from centuries ago.

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She had lost two other children in a similar patricla previous to these tw Fascinating story, but poorly written. This all happened over thirty years ago, but I don’t think much has changed in Yemen for women.

But despite that there were a lot of moments I felt very bored by the story and I felt that nothing really happens most of the time. Yes, I’m sad my father patricoa 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.

The synopsis is well enough described throughout the reviews and book description.