Book description:Genre: Nonfiction
1st ed. of "The Favored Daughter: One Womans Fight to Lead Afghanistan into the Future".
ISBN 13: 9780230120679
Number of pages: 381
The nineteenth daughter of a local village leader in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia Koofi was left to die in the sun after birth by her mother. But she survived, and perseverance in the face of extreme hardship has defined her life ever since. Despite the abuse of her family, the exploitative Russian and Taliban regimes, the murders of her father, brother, and husband, and nume