A Tulip in the Desert is the story of Amina, a nine year old girl from a small village in the Waziristan region of northern Pakistan. She lives in an extended family system surrounded by the families of her father s male relatives in an enclosed compound called a kot.Amina narrates the next ten years of her tremulous life. Ups and downs in her tale open a window into the enigmatic society of ultra-conservative Waziristan where modernity has made little inroads. Life is particularly harsh for girls as they are kept extremely ...

A Tulip in the Desert 2014, Xlibris Corporation

ISBN-13: 9781493165049

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A Tulip in the Desert 2014, Xlibris

ISBN-13: 9781493165056