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by Dirie, Waris.

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TitleDesert dawn
Author / Responsible partyDirie, Waris.
TopicsAutobiography. Women social reformers -- Somalia -- Biography. Women's rights -- Somalia. Models (Persons) -- Biography. Women diplomats -- Biography.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.
Volume4 volumes


Fashion model and UN ambassador Waris Dirie was born into a traditional family of tribal desert nomads in Somalia and told the story of her escape from there in "Desert Flower". Here she traces the roots of her courage, resilience and humour back to her motherland, and particularly her mother.

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System control numberB6359
System NumberB6359
Original Print PublisherLondon : Virago, 2002.
Volume Number4 volumes
Volume number/sequential designation4 volumes
Participant or performer noteConnie Craig.
Transcriber nameConnie Craig.