My Name Is Parvana

By (author) Ellis Deborah
Expédié entre 2 et 4 jours
By (author) Ellis Deborah
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Fifteen-year-old Parvana has rebuilt her life after being reunited with her mother and sisters. But suspicion and fear towards the education of women have put them all in danger. When Parvana is held at an American army base in Afghanistan, suspected of being a terrorist, she must protect her family at all costs.
Description
The fourth book in the internationally bestselling series that includes The Breadwinner, Parvana''s Journey and Mud City. In this stunning sequel, Parvana, now fifteen, is found in a bombed-out school and held as a suspected terrorist by American troops in Afghanistan. The army major thinks she may be a terrorist working with the Taliban. Parvana does not respond to questions in any language and remains silent. As she waits for foreign military forces to determine her fate, she remembers the past four years of her life. Reunited with her mother and sisters, she has been living in a village where her mother has finally managed to open a school for girls. But even though the Taliban has been driven from the government, the country is still at war, and many continue to view the education and freedom of girls and women with suspicion and fear.
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[Parvana] represents those millions of girls all around the world who have no voice of their own.
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The story feels realistic and the writing moves at a gallop.
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This is a compelling and riveting page-turner that is harrowing, inspiring and thought provoking throughout.
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... ideal for older readers to gain some insight into the complexities of life in Afghanistan.
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I really felt Parvana''s sense of danger and how she felt about being separated from her family. I think this book is suitable for all age groups although its topic is quite serious
Promotional headline
Fourth book in Deborah Ellis'' award-winning Breadwinner series, set in Afghanistan.
Plus d'infos
Auteur By (author) Ellis Deborah
Date de publication 2 févr. 2023
EAN 9780192787347
Contributeurs Ellis Deborah
Éditeur Oxford University Press
Langues Anglais
Pays de Publication Royaume-Uni
Largeur 130 mm
Hauteur 198 mm
Epaisseur 18 mm
Format du Produit Couverture souple
Audience 13+
Disponible à Sin El-Fil, ABC Dbayeh, Metro Mall, Hamra, Global
Poids 0.214000
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