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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. New York, NY : Harper, [2011]
©2011

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  958.1 TZEMACH LEMMON    Check Shelf
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  958.1 TZEMACH    On Holdshelf
 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Adult Department  958.1 TZE    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  958.1 TZE    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  B SEDIQI    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Non Fiction  B SIDIQI    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  B SIDIQI    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  958.1 LEMMON    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  BIOGRAPHY SIDIQI    Check Shelf
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Adult Department  BIOGRAPHY SEDIQI, KAMELA    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description xxvi, 256 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-256)
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.
Contents The news arrives and everything changes -- A time of goodbyes -- Stitching the future back together -- The plan goes to market -- An idea is born...but will it work? -- Class is in session -- An unexpected wedding party -- A new opportunity knocks -- Danger in the night sky -- Kabul Jan, Kaweyan, and Kamila's faith in good fortune.
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.
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780061732379 hardcover
0061732370 hardcover
9780061732478 paperback
0061732478 paperback
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