"Originally published in 2016 in Germany by Bastei Lubbe as Das Madchen, das den IS besiegte" -- colophon
Our world as it once was -- One final wonderful summer -- The catastrophe -- The slave market in Raqqa -- In the dark room -- With the "beasts" -- In the military camp -- The road out of hell -- No home, not anywhere.
Junior Library Guild
A young Yazidi woman was living a normal, sheltered life in northern Iraq during the summer of 2014 when her entire world was upended: her village was attacked by ISIS. All of the men in her town were killed and the women were taken into slavery. This is Farida Khalaf's story.