Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouse : The True Story of a Woman Who Risked Everything to Bring Hope to Afghanistan Paperback
Suraya Sadeed grew up in a peaceful Afghanistan. Following the Soviet invasion in 1979, she left America with her family, building a new life.
But after a sudden tragedy, Suraya returned to Afghanistan for a visit that changed everything. Shocked by the suffering and destruction wreaked on her homeland, Suraya was determined to help.
Smuggling herself across borders in various disguises, braving warlords and drug-runners, she set up an underground girls' schools in Kabul in order to bring hope and aid to thousands of Afghans.
Since then, Suraya has worked tirelessly, trying to raise funds.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 04/10/2012
- Category: True stories of heroism, endurance & survival
- ISBN: 9781844086634