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13 thoughts on “A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight

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    This books is so well written that it brought devastation so close to my heart. I kept waiting for the other shoe to drop and I was disappointed, gleefully. To see this defiant warrior find her ground and believe and trust herself, h

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    This is story about one fearless young woman and her very brave family. It really shows the difference between Taliban. beliefs and

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    An insight into the difference between the freedom of girls and boys under the Taliban. The parents definitely want an education for all their children but realize that school is not the best place for this daughte

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    Singularly compelling look at oppressive regimes and a lens on gender. An ode to a modern day tribal warrior. There are many ways to be a warrior too.

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    As I read I felt like I was right with these women and girls as they fought with the social obstacles that surround them. I came to admire and respect Maria's parents in the way they helped Maria be what she want

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    I really found this story interesting. It really helps to expand my knowledge of the larger world and what people have to overcome. It is a story that needs telling. It is not literature but it is well written and

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    Maria book is well written and so very insightful and candid. I am able to identify with her family, especially her father. For Father's Day I gave 3 additional copies to my 3 oldest grand daughters ages 14 through 17. They were confussed to receive a Father's Day gift from me. I said, In addition to your summer readings, you will read about Maria. When everyone is finished the 4 of us will have a special dinner to review her s

  8. says:

    I may not have read this book if it hadn't been picked by my book club, I would have missed out on an eye opening experienc

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    Being a daughter with dreams and now a mother of a daughter with a husband supporting his daughter in her fulfulling her dreams, I felt so connected to Maria and her family. I wish I would have the opportunity to meet her one day. It is strange that I completed this book in Canada where she completed her journey to start her life in freedom

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    Very hard to read as the life lived by this brave girl is tragic,how her family have coped is beyond our comfy western life comprehens

  11. says:

    This is an amazing book that describes Maria's life in such beautiful detail that I felt I was actually there. An incredible story about an incrdible person and family. I am recommending it to everyone I see!

  12. says:

    Very interesting read

  13. says:

    Fast paced prose, never a dull moment. I would have liked to learn about her extraordinary parents though perhaps in the next book.

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free download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ì Maria Toorpakai, Katharine Holstein

Maria Toorpakai hails from Pakistans violently oppressive northwest tribal region where the idea of women playing sports is considered haram un Islamicforbidden and girls rarely leave their homes But she did passing as a boy in order to play the sports she loved thus becoming a lightning rod of freedom in her countrys fierce battle over womens rightsMaria Toorpakai is a true inspiration a pioneer for millions of other women struggling to pave their own paths to autonomy fulfillment and genuine personhood Khaled Hosseini author of The Kite Runner A T. An insight into the difference between the freedom of girls and boys under the Taliban The parents definitely want an education for all their children but realize that school is not the best place for this daughter to be It would be interesting to find out why her mother was allowed to teach and set up schools given the strictures placed on women

free read A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight

A Different Kind of Daughter: The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight

O flee the countryEnter Jonathon Power the first North American to earn the title of top suash player in the world and the only person to heed Marias plea for help Recognizing her determination and talent Jonathon invited Maria to train and compete internationally in Canada After years of living on the run from the Taliban Maria packed up and left the only place she had ever known to move halfway across the globe and pursue her dream Now Maria is well on the way to becoming a world champion as she continues to be a voice for oppressed women everywhe. Being a daughter with dreams and now a mother of a daughter with a husband supporting his daughter in her fulfulling her dreams I felt so connected to Maria and her family I wish I would have the opportunity to meet her one day It is strange that I completed this book in Canada where she completed her journey to start her life in freedom

free download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ì Maria Toorpakai, Katharine Holstein

Housand Splendid Suns and And the Mountains Echoed A Different Kind of Daughter tells of Marias harrowing journey to play the sport she knew was her destiny first living as a boy and roaming the violent back alleys of the frontier city of Peshawar rising to become the number one female suash player in Pakistan For Maria suash was than liberation it was salvation But it was also a death sentence thrusting her into the national spotlight and the crosshairs of the Taliban who wanted Maria and her family dead Maria knew her only chance of survival was t. Singularly compelling look at oppressive regimes and a lens on gender An ode to a modern day tribal warrior There are many ways to be a warrior too