NomadBook - 2010 | 1st ed
Ayaan captured the world's attention with Infidel , the eye-opening memoir of her childhood in Africa and Saudi Arabia, and her escape to Holland en route to a forced marriage in Canada. Nomad is the story of what happened after the Dutch director with whom she made a documentary about the domestic abuse of Muslim women was murdered by a radical Islamist and death threats forced her into hiding; of her bid to start a new life in America; of her renewed contact with her family on her father's death; and of her attempts to live by her adopted principles. With deep understanding, and through vivid anecdotes, and observations of people, cultures, and the political debacles that are engulfing the world, she takes us with her on an illuminating, unforgettable journey.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Recommended to me by a patron during a discussion about great books and he suggested this one. What a great book! Ayaan Hirsi Ali has a compelling story and she tells it very well, about her childhood in Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya, her escape to Holland, and her journey to America. This book is... Read More »
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