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Author Lemmon, Gayle Tzemach.

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

Publication Info. Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  LP 958.1 T    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  LP BIO SIDIQI    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Large Print  LP 958.1 TZE    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Large Print Materials  LARGE PRINT 958.1 LEMMON    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Large Print Materials  LP 958.1 L54D    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Large Print Materials  LT 958.1 TZEMACH LEMMON    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  LP-B-LEMMON, G.    Check Shelf
Edition Large print edition.
Description 327 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Thorndike Press large print core
Note Originally published: New York, NY : Harper, c2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-321).
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.
Note GMD: large print.
Subject Sediqi, Kamela, 1977-
Sediqi, Kamela, 1977- -- Family.
Khair Khana (Kabul, Afghanistan) -- Biography.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Biography.
Dressmakers -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Sisters -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Businesswomen -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Biography.
Community life -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- History -- 21st century.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Large type books.
ISBN 9781410439659 hardcover $31.99
1410439658 hardcover
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