Love in a Torn Land: Joanna of Kurdistan: The True Story of a Freedom Fighter's Escape from Iraqi Vengeance

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 20, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 352 pages
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In this incredible true love story, bestselling author Jean Sasson shares Joanna al-Askari's personal journey of fear and fortitude through a Baghdad childhood and life as a Kurdish freedom fighter during the Iran-Iraq War. Inspiring and unforgettable, Love in a Torn Land shares Joanna's passionate and unflagging determination to survive and fight—for love, life, and the freedom of her beloved Kurdistan.
  

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Review: Love in a Torn Land: Joanna of Kurdistan: The True Story of a Freedom Fighter's Escape from Iraqi Vengeance

User Review  - Georgina - Goodreads

Very sad, I couldn't read any more of the book as it reminds me of reality :'( Read full review

Review: Love in a Torn Land: Joanna of Kurdistan: The True Story of a Freedom Fighter's Escape from Iraqi Vengeance

User Review  - Khayal - Goodreads

Despite the fact that this book is definitely great, there remains a fact that only people of Iraq can detect and judge which is BIAS. Unfortunately, the book is biased against Arabs in Iraq. They are ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

JEAN SASSON, a writer and lecturer, is the author of seven books, five of which are international bestsellers; two of them, Princess: A True Story of Life behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia and The Rape of Kuwait, are New York Times bestsellers. She has appeared on Oprah, the Today show, 48 Hours, CNN, and NPR. She is currently living in the Middle East.

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