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⌜ Early reader The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing online ᚋ Kindle Author Rod Nordland ᠃

⌜ Early reader The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing online ᚋ Kindle Author Rod Nordland ᠃ ⌜ Early reader The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing online ᚋ Kindle Author Rod Nordland ᠃ A hopeful tale of youthful romance, of passion and perseverance against the backdrop of a war ravaged Afghanistan Nordlands skills as a journalist are evident in his rendering of this love blossoming against all odds New York Times Book Review A rich account of Zakia and Alis romance that doubles as an indictment of the Afghan patriarchys abuse of women and the failures of all those in power, inside and outside the country, to curtail it Boston Globe Nordland offers a stark, eye opening look at the deplorable state of womens rights in Afghanistan through the travails of a brave, determined young couple Booklist, Starred Review From the couples elopement to their elevation to media prominence, Nordlands storytelling remains gripping, with than a hint of Shakespearean drama Publishers Weekly Meticulously reported and written, Nordlands book is an exceptionally well delineated glimpse into the marriage practices of a closed patriarchal society and the suffering it has caused women A provocative, well told story of love and an incisive examination of the continued violation of womens rights in Afghanistan Kirkus An appealing love story of a young couple from neighboring farming families in mountainous northern Afghanistan A heartfelt, readable account for those interested in the personal impact of a decade of American engagement in Afghanistan Library Journal A captivating account of forbidden love in one of the worlds most conservative countries Nordland takes the reader on his personal journey to save a couple from the inevitable doom of secret love in Afghanistan and reveals an unprecedented window into the countrys cultural constraints Lynsey Addario, author of It s What I Do A Photographer s Life of Love and War This sensitive and unblinking portrait of love and injustice somehow encompasses Afghanistans recent tragedy hope, suffering, disillusionment, resilience Rod Nordland has come as close as any Western reporter to the human heart beneath the headlines George Packer, author of The Unwinding and The Assassins Gate a searing analysis of the endemic gender terrorism in a culture where no woman of any age or class is immune from brutality at the hands of her own kinsmen You will never use the word patriarchy casually after you read it And read it you must Judith Thurman, critic, biographer, and winner of the National Book Award Rod Nordland has written a riveting, romantic page turner about two young people fighting to be together against terrible odds This is a vitally important book that exposes the abominable treatment of women by a society the U.S., in its ignorance, has fought to preserve Susan Adams, senior editor at Forbes With The Lovers, Rod Nordland has delivered a true to life Romeo Jon Lee Anderson, New Yorker staff writer and author of Che Guevara Rod Nordland is a master at bringing war down to the human level Jill Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times A deeply reported and deeply felt book about true love and its political and personal consequences in one of the most dangerous countries in the world, for journalists and lovers, too Ron Javers, former Executive Editor, Newsweek International The appalling way Afghanistan denies rights to women, and the indifference of government officials the United States has spent years and billions of dollars supporting there, should make Americans wary of plunging in anywhere else to remake a culture we have no clue about as this astounding book makes clear Craig Whitney, author of Living With Guns A gripping read and a compelling exploration of Afghanistan well beyond its headlines You will be thinking about Ali and Zakia long after you have finished the book Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Council on Foreign Relations and author of Ashley s War a lyrical look at a love story that at once inspires and frightens Nordland introduces the reader to the complexities of Afghanistans traditions and cultures and the charm of the Afghan people, who cherish hope while struggling against the tragedies that come with decades of destruction Kathy Gannon, journalist at the Associated Press The dramatic tale of Zakia and Ali reminds us of the human stakes for women that grow from cultural conventions in so many parts of the world Norlands patient tracking of this incredible saga tells us as much about Afghanistan as it does about the contours of the heart Anne Marie Lipinski, Curator at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University The dramatic tale of Zakia and Ali reminds us of the human stakes for women that grow from cultural conventions in so many parts of the world Norlands patient tracking of this incredible saga tells us as much about Afghanistan as it does about the contours of the heart Dr Amanda Foreman, creator of The Ascent of Women Rod Nordland develops a captivating and beautifully written true story of an elopement into an analysis of Afghan misogyny and domestic violence which reveals about conservative Afghan life and the struggle to change it than most other non fiction books about the country Jonathan Steele, The GuardianZakia and Ali grew up as neighbors and fell in love from afar Defying their families and Afghan custom, the young loversboth from different Muslim sectseloped and went into hiding When Rod Nordland came upon them, he felt obligated, having shared their story in the pages of the New York Times, to help them to safetybut there was a limit to how well he could protect them.Despite than a decade of American good intentions, women in Afghanistan are still subjected to some of the worst human rights violations in the world Rod Nordland tells a compelling tale of forbidden love, governmental bungling, and reckless disregard for basic human rights, and illustrates the degree to which mysogyny persists in traditional Afghan culture The Lovers is a story of one couples unshakable self determination and the irrepressibility of human feeling in the face of a shockingly repressive society. 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    • The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet, the True Story of How They Defied Their Families and Escaped an Honor Killing
    • 2.4
    • 184
    • Hardcover
    • 389 pages
    • B00NLMC94E
    • Rod Nordland
    • English
    • 16 May 2017

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