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The Resource A different kind of daughter : the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight, Maria Toorpakai with Katharine Holstein

A different kind of daughter : the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight, Maria Toorpakai with Katharine Holstein

Label
A different kind of daughter : the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight
Title
A different kind of daughter
Title remainder
the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight
Statement of responsibility
Maria Toorpakai with Katharine Holstein
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Maria Toorpakai Wazir has lived her life disguised as a boy, defying the Taliban, in order to pursue her love of sport. Coming second in a national junior weightlifting event for boys, Maria decided to put her future in her own hands by going in disguise. When she discovered squash and was easily beating all the boys, life became more dangerous. Heart-stopping and profoundly moving, Maria shares the story of her long road and eventual triumph, pursuing the sport she loved, defying death threats and following her dream
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1990-
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Toorpakai, Maria
Dewey number
  • 796.3'43'092
  • 796.3'43'092
  • 796.343092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Holstein, Katharine
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  • Toorpakai, Maria
  • Women squash players
  • Squash players
  • Women
  • Biography
Label
A different kind of daughter : the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight, Maria Toorpakai with Katharine Holstein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781509800810
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781509800810
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)
Label
A different kind of daughter : the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight, Maria Toorpakai with Katharine Holstein
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9781509800810
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781509800810
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), maps (black and white)

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