I Am a Bacha Posh: My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan

[PDF] Read ✓ I Am a Bacha Posh: My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan : by Ukmina Manoori, I Am a Bacha Posh: My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan, Ukmina Manoori, I Am a Bacha Posh My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan A Amelia Bloomer List SelectionYou will be a son my daughter With these stunning words Ukmina learned that she was to spend her childhood as a boy In Afghanistan there is a widespread practice of girls dressing as boys to play the role of a son These children are called bacha posh literally girls dressed as boys This, [PDF] Read ✓ I Am a Bacha Posh: My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan : by Ukmina Manoori - I Am a Bacha Posh: My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan, I Am a Bacha Posh My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan A Amelia Bloomer List SelectionYou will be a son my daughter With these stunning words Ukmina learned that she was to spend her childhood as a boy In Afghanistan there is a widespread practice o

  • Publisher‏:‎ Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)
  • Publication date‏:‎ October 14, 2014
  • Language‏:‎ English
  • File size‏:‎ 1328 KB
  • Text-to-Speech‏:‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader‏:‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting‏:‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray‏:‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise‏:‎ Enabled
  • Print length‏:‎ 81 pages
  • Lending‏:‎ Not Enabled

I Am a Bacha Posh: My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan

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  1. I am a Bacha Posh is memoir with necessary autobiographical elements It is not fiction and thus will not have fictional elements of rising and falling tension Manoori shares her life, the only life she knows, of growing up in a small rural village in Afghanistan during the 1980s Russian aggression, US intervention, and the rise of the Taliban are experienced through the eyes of a child and young adult who wonders what they ever did to the government or the Russians to deserve the bombing and des [...]


  2. Learning about Afghanistan was interesting.Also, meeting the lady of the story was good Her life seems so lonely to me, but she was sure she had done the right thing for her Would have liked depth to the story, but the facts were told crisply, and pointedly So different a world than mine.


  3. I enjoyed learning about this culture and history I was not convinced that the dichotomy of longing for freedom against the loss of feminine identity was developed enough It focused on political aims as opposed to personal experience.


  4. Lives of women in Afghanistan is so different from ours in the U.S Their approach to Islam and the rights of women is somewhat frightening Reading about it from the mouth of an Afghan was an important revelation to me.


  5. Amazing book about an amazing life Interior view of someone who is externally misunderstood, yet triumphs in life Candid and honest.


  6. There is no parallel to this experience anywhere else in the world because it is completely shaped by Pashtun cultural forces and the historical circumstances For that alone it is interesting to read.


  7. I don t know much about Afghanistan culture, and I have lots to learn, but this book was so interesting I want tolearn.



  8. Afghanistan is not an easy place to be female but it does have some very pragmatic traditions that are almost certain to surprise outsiders Girls are not much use to a family Sure they can cook and clean but mostly they re an expense and sooner or later the family will have to find a dowry and marry them off to another family They can t work outside the home and so a family with only daughters may struggle financially Over many years a strange way of dealing with this evolved in the country If y [...]


  9. Well written, an amazing insight into Afghanistan life, how one woman made a choice that led to very different journey Challenging the status quo and demonstrating what s possible if you stay true to yourself