Aman

This is the intimate first-person account of a young woman's coming-of-age in Somalia. The daughter of tribal leaders, Aman recounts her dramatic life while at the same time illuminating an innocent childhood romance with a white boy that leads to murder; her circumcision ceremony; an unwanted marriage at the age of 13; and her escape to the city where her beauty and curiosity lead her into a world of white men, parties and runaway girls.
Author:
Virginia Lee Barnes AMAN Janice Boddy
Format:
Paperback

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Description

This is the intimate first-person account of a young woman's coming-of-age in Somalia. The daughter of tribal leaders, Aman recounts her dramatic life while at the same time illuminating an innocent childhood romance with a white boy that leads to murder; her circumcision ceremony; an unwanted marriage at the age of 13; and her escape to the city where her beauty and curiosity lead her into a world of white men, parties and runaway girls.

Product details

Author:
Janice Boddy, Virginia Lee Barnes, AMAN
Subtitle:
The Story of a Somali Girl
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing Group
Imprint:
BLOOMSBURY
ISBN:
9780747520221
Audience:
General
Pages:
368
Width (mm):
129
Length (mm):
198
Weight (g):
289

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