The Kabul Beauty School

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Hodder & Stoughton, Nov 10, 2011 - Social Science - 288 pages
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The Kabul Beauty School is a remarkable tale of an extraordinary community of women, all of whom have stories to tell, who come together and learn the arts of perms, friendship, and freedom. Arriving in Afghanistan in 2002 with nothing more than a beauty degree and a desire to help, Deborah Rodriguez set out on a course of action that would change her life and those of many Afghan women. The once proud tradition of beauty schools had been all but destroyed and with it Afghani womens ability to support themselves. As one of the founders of the Kabul Beauty School she set about training women and helping them rebuild their lives.

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Compelling story

User Review  - SarkAtHome - Target

If you've read the Kite Runner or A Thousand Splendid Suns, you will be pulled into this story about the life of women in Afghanistan post 9/11. It is a quick, compelling read and you will want to ... Read full review

Aweome Book

User Review  - violetlei7 - Borders

This book was awesome! It really gives you an insight into the lives of women in Afghanistan. It covers some really intense topics while flanking it in humor and personal anecdotes. I would really recommend it. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Deborah Rodriguez from Holland, Michigan, has been working as a hairdresser since 1979. In 2002, Rodriguez helped found the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty school and training salon in Afghanistan.

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