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    • A Different Kind of Daughter

    • The Girl Who Hid from the Taliban in Plain Sight
    • By: Maria Toorpakai, Katharine Holstein
    • Narrated by: Neela Vaswani
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Maria Toorpakai hails from Pakistan's violently oppressive northwest tribal region, where the idea of women playing sports is considered haram - un-Islamic, forbidden - and girls rarely leave their homes. But she did, passing as a boy in order to play the sports she loved, thus becoming a lightning rod of freedom in her country's fierce battle over women's rights.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Read this in Print

    • By Daryl on 07-27-16

    Regular price: $29.65