Under the Persimmon Tree

Under the Persimmon Tree

Intertwined portraits of courage and hope in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Najmah, a young Afghan girl whose name means "star," suddenly finds herself alone when her father and older brother are conscripted by the Taliban and her mother and newborn brother are killed in an air raid. An American woman, Elaine, whose Islamic name is Nusrat, is also on her own. She waits out the war in Peshawar, Pakistan, teaching refugee children under the persimmon tree in her garden while… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr) (March 31, 2008)

Parent ISBN: 9780312377762

Page count: 288 pages

Language: English


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