Journals Higher Education

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Hardcover

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19 March 2010

196 Pages | 30 b/w photos

5-1/2-8-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195477375


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A Bad Woman's Story

A Translation of Buri Aurat ki Katha

Kishwar Naheed and Translated by Duedana Soomro

This book is Kishwar Naheed's response to those who are quick to label a woman as bad. It is a searing indictment of a society that uses custom, religion and even brute force to keep women down. She hits out hard and fearlessly at social and political injustices and at the materialism and sham religiosity she sees around her. Rich in literary, historical and cultural allusions, A Bad Woman's Story is written in a punchy, witty style that keeps the reader engaged and entertained from beginning to end.

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