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Desert Flower

Dana James

Desert Flower

by Dana James

  • 274 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Ulverscroft Large Print .
Written in English

  • Romance,
  • Romance - Contemporary,
  • Fiction - Romance

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8926957M
    ISBN 101842625020
    ISBN 109781842625026

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Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad, Waris Dirie Waris Dirie escaped from her native Galkayo, Somalia, fleeing to Mogadishu to escape an arranged marriage. Moving with relatives to London, she worked for a while at a McDonald's and was discovered by chance by fashion photographer Terence Donovan/5.

She has since established the Desert Flower Foundation to advance women’s rights in Africa. Cathleen Miller circled the globe to interview sources for her latest book, Champion of Choice, the biography of UN leader Nafis Sadik. Her previous work includes the international bestseller Desert Flower, which wasCited by: Free download or Desert Flower book online Desert Flower pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published in August 19thand was written by Waris Dirie. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this non fiction, biography story are,/5.

Desert Flower, her intimate and inspiring memoir, is a must-read for anyone who has ever wondered about the beauty of African life, the chaotic existence of a supermodel, or the joys of new motherhood. Desert Flowers book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

From the edge of my sit to the verge of tears, Paul Pen took me from the extraordinary but also petrifying story of a flower bed in the middle of the desert. An incredible story of anti-heroes who live happy lives in the aridness of their actions and sins 4/5.

Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey Of A Desert Nomad - Kindle edition by Dirie, Waris, Miller, Cathleen, Miller, Cathleen. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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In Harper Collins in New York published Waris Dirie’s biography “Desert Flower” and the book quickly became an international bestseller. Since then, the book has been published in 65 licensed editions, was number 1 on the bestseller lists in many countries (in Germany, for example, the book stayed in the Top Ten list of best-selling.

Desert Flower by readbook 6 September Waris Dirie the name means desert flower) lives a double life – by day she is a famous model and UN spokeswoman on women's rights in Africa, at night she dreams of her native Somalia.

The tale of a courageous woman’s struggles to come to terms with her Somali childhood, including her experience of female genital mutilation (FGM). Dirie ran away from home at age 13 to escape from an arranged marriage to a year-old man.

By age five, however, she had been introduced to FGM, the practice that would ensure her marriageability (and thus her Author: Waris Dirie. Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad is a memoir published in by the Somali model, author, and activist Waris Dirie.

The book recounts Dirie’s harrowing life story, from her roots as a member of a nomadic family and the unspeakable abuses she suffered as a child, to her extraordinary rise to international fame.

Desert Flower. by Waris Dirie, Cathleen Miller. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to Buy. Amazon; Apple Books; Audiobook; Audiobooks Now; B&N ; Book Passage ; Book People ; Books & Books ; Books Inc ; Books-A-Million ; Brookline Booksmith.

InDesert Flower, a feature-length film based on Waris' book Desert Flower was released, with the Ethiopian supermodel Liya Kebede playing her.

Directed by Sherry Hormann, the film was produced by Oscar winner Peter Herrmann. Benjamin Herrmann and Waris Dirie were co-producers. The movie has so far been released in 20 countries including Born: (age 53–54), Galkayo, Somalia.

Waris Dirie - Author and protagonist who escapes her Somali nomad life after finding out she has been placed in an arranged marriage; She eventually travels to London and becomes a world-renowned super model and human rights activist The Dirie Family - Waris has an extremely close-knit family unit as they all participate in contributing to the family's business of raising animals.

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Directed by Sherry Hormann. With Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar, Roun Daher Aïnan. Waris Dirie, born in Somalia, flees at 13 when sold as 4th wife. She's maid at the Somalian embassy in London, then McDonald's, where she's discovered and becomes int'l top model.

she speaks up against female genital mutilation/10(K). The Book Desert Flower by Waris Dirie is about her life. She growed up in a nomad family and was a hardworking girl. Waris lived in harmony with. Synopsis Waris Dirie (the name means desert flower) lives a double life - by day she is a famous model and UN spokeswoman on women's rights in Africa, at night she dreams of her native Somalia.

Waris, one of 12 children, was born into a traditional family of desert nomads in East Africa. She /5(). "Desert Flower" tells an extraordinary story in an ordinary way.

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