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

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Author / Creator:Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York, NY : Harper, c2011.
Description:xxvi, 256 p. : port. ; 22 cm.
Subject:Sediqi, Kamela, -- 1977-
Sediqi, Kamela, -- 1977- -- Family.
Sediqi, Kamela, -- 1977-
Dressmakers -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Sisters -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Businesswomen -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Community life -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- History -- 21st century.
Community life.
Economic history.
Manners and customs.
Khair Khana (Kabul, Afghanistan) -- Biography.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Biography.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Afghanistan -- Kabul.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:9780061732379 (hardcover)
0061732370 (hardcover)
9780061732478 (pbk.)
0061732478 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.

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Call Number: DS375.K2T94 2011
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