The Dressmaker of Khair Khana - Large Print
by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Gale Cengage Learning (2012)
When the Taliban seized control of Kabul, Kamila Sidiqi’s life changed overnight. Although she had a teaching degree, she was banned from school and confined to her home. After her father and brother fled, she became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business. 287 pp.