Search Results: "Waris Dirie"


BOOK REVIEW

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 1998

"On all counts, an outstandingly dramatic and moving tale. (8 pages color photos, not seen) (Film rights to Rocket Films, UK; author tour)"
The tale of a courageous woman's struggles to come to terms with her Somali childhood, including her experience of female genital mutilation (FGM). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DESERT CHILDREN by Waris Dirie
NON-FICTION
Released: May 15, 2006

"A hard-hitting message about a brutal practice that's clearly aimed at a European audience. American readers will wonder if the problem exists within U.S. borders."
Third volume in Revlon model Dirie's continuing campaign to bring an end to the practice of female genital mutilation. Read full book review >