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

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Wiley, Mar 5, 2007 - 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  - Faye Rahman - Goodreads

Another beautifully written book by Jean Sasson, an author that never fail to keep me anxious and looking forward to the next pages of her book. Joanna's story is incredibly challenging and of course ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
Little Peshmerga Girl
7
Martyrs Hill
27
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

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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