Viewing Entry - Desert dawn (B6359) by Dirie, Waris.
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Autobiography. Women social reformers -- Somalia -- Biography. Women's rights -- Somalia. Models (Persons) -- Biography. Women diplomats -- Biography.
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.