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Author Nordberg, Jenny.

Title The underground girls of Kabul : in search of a hidden resistance in Afghanistan / Jenny Nordberg.

Imprint New York : Broadway Books, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  305.3 Nordberg    ---  Available
Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Description xi, 366 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-336) and index.
Indexed In: School Library Journal, February 2015
Booklist starred, August 2014
Pub Weekly, May 2014
New York Times, October 2014
Kirkus Review, July 2014
Summary Foreign correspondent Jenny Nordberg reveals the secret Afghan custom of disguising girls as boys to improve their prospects, discussing its political and social significance as well as the experiences of its practitioners.
Audience Adult Follett School Solutions.
Subject Gender role.
Male impersonators -- Afghanistan.
Women -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions.
Girls -- Afghanistan -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9780307952509

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