Deborah Rodriguez
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Deborah Rodriguez

Deborah Rodriguez is a hairdresser, motivational speaker and author of the bestselling memoir The Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil. She spent five years teaching and later directing the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan. Rodriguez also owned the Oasis Salon and the Cabul Coffee House and is the founder of Oasis Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides help to women in troubled, post conflict and economically depressed areas. This organization also helps build a bridge from where they are to where they want to be in regards to the art of hairdressing.

She currently owns and operates a spa in Mexico and is working on a new book, The House at Carnival Street, an intimate account of her journey to remake her life after being forced to leave Afghanistan.

Her first novel, The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul, is an international best seller.

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Best Sellers

    • Kabul Beauty School

    • An American Woman Goes behind the Veil
    • By: Deborah Rodriguez, Kristin Ohlson
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 484
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 204

    Most Westerners in Afghanistan spend their time inside a military compound or embassy. Not Deborah Rodriguez. Here, she tells the story of the beauty school she founded in the middle of Kabul....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
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    • By Becky on 06-14-07

    Regular price: $19.57

    • The Zanzibar Wife

    • By: Deborah Rodriguez
    • Narrated by: Eloise Oxer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Set both in Oman and on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, The Zanzibar Wife is the story of three different women, each at a turning point in her life....

    Regular price: $21.50

    • A Cup of Friendship

    • A Novel
    • By: Deborah Rodriguez
    • Narrated by: Mozhan Marno
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    From the author of the “bighearted . . . inspiring” ( Vogue) memoir Kabul Beauty School comes a fiction debut as compelling as real life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A cup of friendship

    • By teatime on 06-19-11

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Margarita Wednesdays

    • Making a New Life by the Mexican Sea
    • By: Deborah Rodriguez
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In answer to the question of what happened following her New York Times bestseller Kabul Beauty School, Deborah Rodriquez is back with a new memoir....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awakening!

    • By Oscarita on 01-12-15

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul

    • By: Deborah Rodriguez
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In a little coffee shop in war-torn Kabul, five very different women unite for one important cause: to protect the women in Afghanistan....

    Regular price: $21.31

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