I can't believe that it is true story. Probably one of the most harrowing and compelling reads! She has worked with Malala Yousafzai , the Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban for standing up for her right to an education.
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Sold by Zana Muhsen
Patricia McCormick born May 23, is an American journalist and writer of realistic fiction for young adults. Salah satunya adalah Zana Muhsen dan adiknya Nadia Muhsen. Living in the contemporary Middle East, it was hard to imagine that this happens but in small towns and underdeveloped countries, undoubtedly it does. Jul 26, sam sam blank rated it it was amazing.
Deceptively simple, eloquent, and shocking - this is a story you will never forget. Part of Zana's motivation for writing the book was to let people know what had happened to her and to raise enough awareness to get her sister out of there. No como una moda que promueve odiosidades que pena 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.
The father was truly wretched, but I thought the mother was a bit of a dope. Feb 18, Please Pass the Books rated it it was amazing.
It is too horrible. View all 4 comments. Return to Book Page. The story only comes to prove that still nowadays, there are many problems in third world countries, that seem to be from years ago.
We can't all write beautifully when we're frazzled out of our minds. Although it is grim at times, reading about Zana's story and her courageous fight gives you perspective of what life for other women who have no power over their lives, and where they lead.
It sucks that he feels qualified to tell me what I should do when he has such an inactive role in my life. The first one, Sold, details how the sister, Zana, eventually got out of Yemen.
Patricia McCormick (author)
For anyone who reads this, know that there was a follow up book, A Promise to Nadia. Subjects Young Adult Fiction. Jan 01, Ririn Marina rated it really liked it Shelves: Nadia stayed behind to be with her children. He had already taken nccormick of her children out of the country and failed This was an extremely traumatic story, but due to the writing style, I felt somewhat distant from it.
Fascinating story, but poorly written. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Zana managed to leave with the help of the UK press, but had to leave her son behind. For 8 years they suffered from the hard work, abused and bitten up too Zana is a strong naturally not like her sister Nadia where she is calm and quiet too scared to say No of anything.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. The style of writing does not make it great literature, but I imagine the ghost writer kept to the style in which Zana told her incredible story. Rian This is very much a real thing in common day, all over the world.
Literally, by their father!! I read this book about two years ago, and it didn't make a huge impression on me as there are many other books on this topic.
I have yet to librro it but I must. There is absolutely nothing nice to be said about such a man! 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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