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Kabul Beauty School (Readers Circle Series)

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Biography & Autobiography, Gender Studies, Biography/Autobiography, Islamic Studies, Women, Women"s Studies - General, Native Americans, 21st century, Afghanistan, Beauty shops, Kabul, Muslim women, Social aspects, Social conditions, Social life and cu
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Open LibraryOL8905569M
ISBN 101602850097
ISBN 139781602850095
OCLC/WorldCa85851413

"Kabul Beauty School", was a book that kept my interest. As a reader, I understand that author Deborah Rodriguez, wanted to help women economically by opening Beauty Schools in Afghanistan.

The culture there is very different than what we know in the U. by: 7. Deborah Rodriguez is a hairdresser, a motivational speaker, and the author of the bestselling memoir Kabul Beauty School.

She spent five years teaching at and later directing the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan. Rodriguez also owned the Oasis Salon and the Cabul Coffee House/5. Kabul Beauty School is a story of brave women, from those who raised funds and collected supplies to open the school to those who stood up against cultural standards to go to the school, then become wage earners for their families.

This book covers it all from natural disasters to bad dates to kidnapping and misunderstandings over how to make tea/5(). Kabul Beauty School is a remarkable tale of an extraordinary community of women who come together and learn the arts of perms, friendship, and freedom.

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Kabul Beauty School is a remarkable tale of an extraordinary community of women who come together and learn the arts of perms, friendship, and freedom. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY A terrific opening chapter colorful, suspenseful, funny ushers readers into the curious closed world of Afghan women.4/5(55).

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We so often think of ourselves as more socially advanced than Middle Eastern nations. Published inKabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil is a memoir by Deborah Rodriguez.

The story follows Rodriguez, an American, through her time in Afghanistan from as she opens a beauty school. Deborah Rodriguez's book "Kabul Beauty School" was about a her life story as an adult with an abusive husband, and leaving her life behind to help out underprivileged women in Afghanistan.

In Afghanistan she saw women that were beaten and abused. Buy a cheap copy of Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman book by Deborah Rodriguez. Soon after the fall of the Taliban, inDeborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a group offering humanitarian aid to this war-torn nation.

Surrounded Free shipping over $/5(5). "Kabul Beauty School" was a conflicting book to read. I felt like the author was trying to make a difference in the lives of the Afghanistan women, but then she goes and puts their lives in danger by her ignorance to their culture and also obviously by publishing great detail about their lives in her book/5().

From the author of the “bighearted inspiring” (Vogue) memoir Kabul Beauty School comes a fiction debut as compelling as real life: the story of a remarkable coffee shop in the heart of Afghanistan, and the men and women who meet there - thrown together by circumstance, bonded by secrets, and united in an extraordinary friendship.

Kabul Beauty School transcends the feel-good genre largely because of the author's superior storytelling gifts and wicked sense of humor, New York Times Bighearted and entertaining, Kabul Beauty School has a conversational style, but Rodriguez never shies away from the misery and oppression she encounters in the poor, rigidly patriarchal country, Entertainment WeeklyReviews: Our Reading Guide for Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez includes a Book Club Discussion Guide, Book Review, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio.

Kabul Beauty School is a remarkable tale of an extraordinary community of women who come together and learn the arts of perms, friendship, and freedom. Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil (Readers Circle Series) Deborah Rodriguez, Kristin Ohlson Published by Center Point Pub.

“Kabul Beauty School” is the rollicking story of one of the strangest foreign-aid projects ever conceived, the creation of an academy to train Afghan beauticians.

Kabul Beauty School is a remarkable tale of an extraordinary community of women who come together and learn the arts of perms, friendship, and freedom.

“Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan to transform her own life and ended up revolutionizing the lives of many of her Afghan sisters. Kabul Beauty School by Deborah Rodriguez and Kristin Ohlson and Deborah Rodriguez with Kristin Ohlson available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

In the tradition of Reading Lolita in Tehran, Rodriguez tells the story of the beauty school she. The book Kabul Beauty School has given millions of readers a window on the lives of women in Afghanistan. But it has also exposed the women to.

My Review:When I saw this book sitting on the shelf at my local used bookstore, I all but leaped at the chance to skip the luggage fee, leave my burqa behind, and experience life behind the veil in Beauty School tells the story of Deborah Rodriguez, an American woman fleeing a terrible marriage and who hopes to make a difference in a post 9/11, war-torn Afghanistan by.

The internationally bestselling memoir and prequel to The House On Carnaval Street by the much loved author of The Little Coffee Shop Of Kabul. 'Composed of heartbreak, hope, poignancy and candor Kabul Beauty School is laid out masterfully, pulling readers in from the very first page' - Los Angeles Times Enter the war-torn capital of Afghanistan, where tanks rumble through the streets and /5().

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Surrounded by men and women whose skills. The novel The Kabul Beauty School (by Deborah Rodriguez, pages) is suitable for upper school students and is probably more interesting for girls than for boys. The plot is easy to follow partly because the language is rather simple.

The novel could be used in a reading project together with the books. “The Kabul Beauty School” was more about other people’s lives. Whereas this book was far more personal and I had to dig deeper. It was harder because it involved a lot of self-discovery .Author: Jasmine Elist.

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Summary | Excerpt The Underground Girls of Kabul. by Jenny Nordberg. Published Jul BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also. Book Reviews When Deborah Rodriguez, an American hairdresser, decided to contribute to Afghan women's emancipation by establishing a beauty school in Kabul, her project exposed the constraints of conservative tradition and male-ruled culture that still trap many Afghan girls and women into lives of suffering and injustice.

Kabul Beauty School An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil (eBook): Rodriguez, Deborah: Soon after the fall of the Taliban, inDeborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group.

Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan. Kabul Beauty School An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil (Book): Rodriguez, Deborah: "Soon after the fall of the Taliban, inDeborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group.

Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being. The Taliban had banned beauty parlors, and the ones that had opened since its fall suffered from years of inactivity.

When her young protégée Roshanna took her to a secret salon in Kabul, Rodriguez was shocked by the meager supplies and the staff’s rudimentary skills.

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