Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil

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display_descriptionSoon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her profession became known she was eagerly sought out by Westerners desperate for a good haircut and by Afghan women, whohave a long and proud tradition of running their own beauty salons. Thus the idea for the Kabul Beauty School was born. Within that small haven, the line between teacher and student quickly blurred as these vibrant women shared with Rodriguez their stories and their hearts, ultimately giving her the strength to leave her own unhealthy marriage and allow herself to love again, Afghan style.--From publisher description. The founder of the Kabul Beauty School describes the lives of women in the patriarchal society of Afghanistan from the perspective of the school and its students.
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subject_facetBeauty shops -- Social aspects -- Afghanistan -- Kabul
Book club kit
Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Social life and customs -- 21st century
Kabul Beauty School
Large type books
Muslim women -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Women -- Afghanistan -- Kabul -- Social life and customs -- 21st century
title_displayKabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil
title_fullKabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil / Deborah Rodriguez
Kabul Beauty School : an American woman goes behind the veil / Deborah Rodriguez with Kristin Ohlson
Kabul Beauty School An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil
title_shortKabul Beauty School
title_subAn American Woman Goes Behind the Veil
topic_facetBeauty shops
Biography & Autobiography
Large type books
Muslim women
Nonfiction
Social aspects
Social conditions
Social life and customs
Sociology
Women
Women's Studies