Kabul Girls Soccer Club: A Dream, Eight Girls, and a Journey Home (Paperback)
A Dream, Eight Girls, and a Journey Home
Hyperion Books, 9781401310257, 246pp.
Publication Date: June 8, 2010
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Praise For Kabul Girls Soccer Club: A Dream, Eight Girls, and a Journey Home…
"The young Afghan women in However Tall the Mountain are pioneers. Their story is one of resilience and courage. This book is a testament to the power of hope and the will to dream in a country where so many dreams have been cut short."
-Khaled Hosseini, bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns
"Awista Ayub has movingly captured the indomitable spirit of Afghan women in this chronicle of brave girls who risked persecution and worse to pursue the dreams of ordinary childhood. In doing what they love most in life--playing soccer--the girls become emblems of the fight for equality and human rights under the Taliban. Their story reminds us that there is always hope and possibility for a brighter future--even in the wreckage left by war and conflict."
-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton