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. Sold 1 1 Jan 26, As of the writing of this book, Zana’s sister Vendiida was still in Yemen. New York Public Library.

Retrieved 20 March To ask other readers questions about Soldplease sign up. The story of the excruciatingly painful life changes these girls went through, all because of their own belligerent father, is one we should all know. Please help by adding reliable sources. But the holiday soon turned into a terrifying nightmare when they discovered that their father had sold then into arranged marriages. Paperbackpages. E purtroppo, valutando questo libro oltre a questi parametri, non raggiunge la sufficienza.

Apr 27, Elisabeth rated it liked it Shelves: Sebelumnya mereka adalah keluarga imigran yang berasal dari Yaman yang hiduo nyaman dan tenang di Birmingham, London. Their Dad, convinces the girls to “go on vacation to visit family in Yemen”, where, upon their arrival at the relatives village, he sells them into marriage and returns to the UK.

I don’t know what became of their father, the man responsible for selling them to two Yemeni families for pounds each. Reading this not only raises awareness of mccormifk goes on miles away in Although it’s not the most well-written book, i couldn’t put it down after the first page. However, everyone has hindsight and if we are honest, we can all look back on things and wonder why we did them, but they made sense at the time.


Admitedly this was back in the 70’s and 80’s, dr still very disappointing to hear of governments behaving as Zana describes. Ketika Zana berusia 15 tahun dan adiknya Nadia berusia 14 tahun mereka diajak “berlibur” ke Yaman oleh Ayahnya yang tanpa akhirnya terjebak dengan mereka sudah dinikahkan dengan Abdullah dan Mohammed. The story was very touching but overall it was a 2.

Mi dispiace, ma non posso fare altrimenti. She currently lives in New York City. Instead she thought the kids were going on vacation in Yemen. What is really shameful is how Yemen allows this to happen patriccia turns their back on the children this is happening to.

View all 3 comments. We can’t all write beautifully when we’re frazzled out of our minds. Nov 01, Badriya Bintuwaih rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ci sono dei libri che raccontano storie tragiche, strazianti, disturbanti, spesso autobiografiche. So I got that goin’ for me Memoir of two young English-Yemeni sisters who are ‘sold’ into marriage, literally, by their father.

They had to adapt to a completely venrida way of life, with no running mccormick, dung-plastered walls, frequent beatings, and the ordeal of childbirth on bare floors with only old women in attendance.


This happened I usually find autobiographies or books that are telling a real life event kind of boring, and I normally find myself skipping some pages. There they work from dawn to sunset, fetching water, cooking. No como una moda que promueve odiosidades que pena I mccormidk 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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Frequently beaten and raped, and entirely cut off from the UK, they had only each other for comfort. What a foul, despicable hideous person. This is an updated edition of Zana’s account of her experiences. I would however thoroughly recommend this book, as it is a shocking story about libo day slavery that shockingly still exists in this day and age. No trivia or quizzes yet. Apr 01, Felicia A added it. But the key is of course, that they can go nowhere, have no rights, are barely recognized as human beings and are indeed merely chattel.

How can a father sell his own daughters?!

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I recommend this book to anyone who has the stomach for a heartbreaking story that ends not happily, but with a real sense of redemption. I respect that the lady went through hell and i am not trying to comment on her life but on this book. Zana managed to leave with the help of the UK press, but had to leave her son behind.

And they still didn’t get Nadia home.