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Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouse

book | Non-Fiction | Jun 2011
Little, Brown Book Group (UK)

The true story of a truly courageous Afghan woman who returned to Afghanistan to deliver humanitarian aid to her people.

Suraya Sadeed grew up in a peaceful Afghanistan. Following the Soviet invasion in 1979, she left America with her family, building a new life. But after a sudden tragedy, Suraya returned to Afghanistan for a visit that changed everything.

Shocked by the suffering and destruction wreaked on her homeland, Suraya was determined to help. Smuggling herself across borders in various disguises, braving warlords and drug-runners, she set up an underground girls' schools in Kabul in order to bring hope and aid to thousands of Afghans. Since then, Suraya has worked tirelessly, trying to raise funds.

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