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Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes behind the Veil

Deborah Rodriguez, Kristin Ohlson

Editore: Blackstone Audio Inc., 2007
ISBN 10: 0786168684 / ISBN 13: 9780786168682
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Titolo: Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes ...

Casa editrice: Blackstone Audio Inc.

Data di pubblicazione: 2007

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Riassunto: Most Westerners working in Afghanistan spend their time tucked inside a military compound or embassy. Not Deborah Rodriguez. Now, she tells the story of the beauty school she founded in the middle of Kabul and the vibrant women who were her students.

When Rodriguez opened the Kabul Beauty School, she not only empowered her students with a new sense of autonomy but also made some of the closest friends of her life. Woven through the book are the stories of her students: the newlywed who must fake her virginity; the twelve-year-old sold into marriage to pay her family's debts; and a woman who pursues her training despite her Taliban husband's constant beatings. They all bring their stories to the beauty school, where, along with Rodriguez herself, they learn the art of perms, friendship, and freedom.

L'autore: Deborah Rodriguez has been as a hairdresser since 1979, except for one brief stint when she worked as a corrections officer in her hometown of Holland, Michigan. She currently directs the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan. Rodriguez also owns the Oasis Salon and the Cabul Coffee House. She lives in Kabul with her Afghan husband.

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