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The Resource The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe., Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe., Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

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The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe.
Title
The dressmaker of Khair Khana
Title remainder
five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe.
Statement of responsibility
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together
Summary
The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together
Tone
Writing style
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2012
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
381270
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 958.1
  • B
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1090
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
DS375.K2
LC item number
T94 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe
Label
The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe., Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-256)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The news arrives and everything changes -- A time of goodbyes -- Stitching the future back together -- The plan goes to market -- An idea is born...but will it work? -- Class is in session -- An unexpected wedding party -- A new opportunity knocks -- Danger in the night sky -- Kabul Jan, Kaweyan, and Kamila's faith in good fortune
Control code
20021676
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 256 pages
Isbn
9780061732478
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010020774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn627701014
Label
The dressmaker of Khair Khana : five sisters, one remarkable family, and the woman who risked everything to keep them safe., Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-256)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The news arrives and everything changes -- A time of goodbyes -- Stitching the future back together -- The plan goes to market -- An idea is born...but will it work? -- Class is in session -- An unexpected wedding party -- A new opportunity knocks -- Danger in the night sky -- Kabul Jan, Kaweyan, and Kamila's faith in good fortune
Control code
20021676
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvi, 256 pages
Isbn
9780061732478
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010020774
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn627701014

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