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

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

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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
Creator
Subject
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
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Toorpakai, Maria
Dewey number
  • 796.4'3'092
  • 796.43092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Toorpakai, Maria
  • Squash (Game)
  • Sports for women
  • Sports for women
  • Women
  • Sport
Label
A different kind of daughter : the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight, Maria Toorpakai
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781509800803
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781509800803
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A different kind of daughter : the girl who hid from the Taliban in plain sight, Maria Toorpakai
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781509800803
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781509800803
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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