In RE today, we watched the documentary of this book, and actually seeing where the characters lived, and hearing their voices makes the book more real and. Patricia McCormick (born May 23, ) is an American journalist and writer of realistic fiction for young adults. She has twice been a finalist for the National. Prospecto de un nuevo periodico intitulado La Guardia vendida por el Centinela y la traicion descubierta por el oficial de dia Vendida: McCormick, Patricia.

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Their mother would have never allowed it to happen had she known. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Salah satunya adalah Zana Muhsen dan adiknya Nadia Muhsen. Reading this not only raises awareness of what goes on miles away in countries like the Yemen, but insight into how privileged we are, and should appreciate the things we take for granted, and all fight for equality in every aspect of life, for people all around the world, particularly women to be freed of captivity by marriage and misogyny.

There they work from dawn to sunset, fetching water, cooking. Feb 18, Please Pass the Books rated it it was amazing. Almeno cinquanta pagine senza avvenimenti degni di nota, e pochissime per descrivere le vicissitudini legali delle protagoniste? The lady is very brave and I hope she get’s some kind of closure because life wasn’t easy for her This book open my eyes to these kind of books, to give them a chance and not dismiss them from the title. At the very least, where England was aware of the problem they should not have been allowing children under the age of 18 to travel to Yemen.

This section of a biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. McCormick graduated from Rosemont College in — You will feel angry at Zana’s father and the men that brought her, sad for the girls who had lost their family and friends, frustration as their Mum battled to get them back and outrage that women can still be treated like chattel.

One whom I personally would love to see drawn and quartered in a public square, just like they do to evil-doers in his neck of the woods! We can’t all write beautifully when we’re Holy shit. The media got involved and her mother was a big help for her to get out However, Zana returned back to England but Nadia stayed back because they won’t allow her and she didn’t want to get back without her children.


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Open Preview See a Problem? At the beginning of my journey through this book, this was what I expected. Vendica it is grim at times, reading about Zana’s story and her courageous fight gives you perspective of what life for other women who have no power over their lives, and where they lead.

He had already taken two of her children out of the country and failed This was an extremely traumatic story, but due to the writing style, I felt somewhat distant from it. In their father sold them for another Yemeni men Zana for Abdullah and Nadia for Mohammed They are sold as wives for them. Return to Book Page. Ci sono dei libri che raccontano storie tragiche, strazianti, disturbanti, spesso autobiografiche.

Jan 19, Camila rated it it was amazing. Refresh and try again. It is appalling that countries allow their mccomrick to be treated this way. Reading this not only raises awareness of what goes on miles away in Although it’s not the most well-written book, i couldn’t put it down after the first page.

For 8 years they suffered from the hard work, abused and bitten up too Zana is a strong naturally not like her sister Nadia where she is calm and quiet too scared to say No of anything.

Jan 01, Ririn Marina rated it really liked it Shelves: I am relieved that the UK has completely overhauled it’s attitude to forced marriages and Zana’s mother would get help and support to get her children out of this situation if it happened now.

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ljbro Thanks for telling us about the problem. Feb 14, Stephanie rated it really liked it. I usually find autobiographies or books that are telling a real life event kind of boring, and I normally find myself skipping some pages.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you patriciw to read. Libri utilizzati per far luce su problemi fin troppo trascurati, e anche per un grido d’aiuto da parte delle povere vittime. E purtroppo, valut Ci sono dei libri che raccontano storie tragiche, strazianti, disturbanti, spesso autobiografiche. Modern day slavery is still very much alive sadly.


The story of the excruciatingly painful life changes these girls went through, all because of their own belligerent father, mcccormick one we should all know.

Jul 26, sam sam blank rated it it was amazing. Patricia McCormick born May 23, is an American journalist and writer of realistic fiction for young adults. Memoir of two young English-Yemeni sisters who are ‘sold’ into marriage. When her father told her she was to spend a holiday with relatives in North Yemen, she jumped at the chance. Don’t know yet if Very sad and tragic, what happened to these girls, at the hands of their own bastard father. There is a sequel apparently, that furthers the story of the young women.


It is too horrible. In the Yemen were forced to live in poverty stricken villages and were cruelly treated.

It is a heartless and brutal land to be born a female in and all I could think of was ‘WHAT A This brutal narrative by an English-born young Yemeni woman and her sister who were sold into slavery by their father is absolutely horrific.

And they still didn’t get Nadia home. E questi sono solo alcuni esempi: There is no glossing over the life of this woman, a child sold into marriage in a foreign country, and even when she makes the choice to leave behind her own child—I was able to empathize.

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A queste parti si aggiungono poi i pensieri della protagonista: Zana and Nadia’s sold them and two older siblings to people in his homeland – Yemen. The author finally makes it home to England, but has to leave her younger sister, son, niece, and nephew behind. Zana managed to leave with the help of the UK press, but had to leave her son behind.

Toward the end of the book, when Zana is about to get a divorce from the man she was forced to marry, her father called, begging her not to leave Yemen.

Seriously, I have little to no words to describe this book.