Biography & Memoir Books:

Do They Hear You When You Cry

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Do They Hear You When You Cry

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Do They Hear You When You Cry by Fauziya Kassindja
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

Like the bestsellers Princess and Not Without My Daughter, Do They Hear You When You Cry? tells the dramatic, compulsively readable story of a woman fighting to free herself from the injustices of her culture. Fauziya Kassindja's harrowing story begins in Togo, Africa, where she enjoyed a sheltered childhood, shielded by her progressive father from the tribal practice of polygamy and genital mutilation. But when her father died in 1993, Fauziya's life changed dramatically. At the age of seventeen, she was forced to marry a man she barely knew who already had three wives, and prepare for the tribal ritual practice of genital mutilation - a practice that is performed without painkillers or antibiotics. But hours before the ritual was to take place, Fauziya's sister helped her escape to Germany, and from there she travelled to the United States seeking asylum - and freedom. Instead she was stripped, shackled and imprisoned for sixteen months by the Immigration and Naturalization Service. nter Layli Miller Bashir, a twenty-three-year-old law student who took on Fauziya's case. When the two women met, Layli found a broken, emaciated girl with whom she forged an extraordinary fri

Author Biography

Biography for Layli Miller Bashir Fauziya Kassindja was born in 1977 in Kpalime, Togo, the youngest daughter of a wealthy, prominent family. She now lives in Alexandria, Virginia. ayli Miller Bashir is a recent graduate from the American University Washington College of Law. She lives in Virginia with her husband. ini Kopecki is a freelance writer who lives in New York City. Biography for Fauziya Kassindja
Release date NZ
March 4th, 1999
Contributors
With Gini Kopecky With Layli Miller Bashir
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
New edition
Imprint
Bantam Books (Transworld Publishers a division of the Random House Group)
Pages
688
Dimensions
109x179x36
ISBN-13
9780553505634
Product ID
1641062

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 129 Banana Points