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The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul

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Deborah Rodriguez's international bestselling book about a little cafe in Kabul, and the five extraordinary women who meet there, has moved readers around the world and become a word-of-mouth favourite among book clubs. In a little coffee shop in one of the most dangerous places on earth, five very different women come together. Sunny, the proud proprietor, who needs an ingenious plan - and fast - to keep her caf? and customers safe... Yazmina, a young pregnant woman stolen from her remote village and now abandoned on Kabul's violent streets ... Candace, a wealthy American who has finally left her husband for her Afghan lover, the enigmatic Wakil ... Isabel, a determined journalist with a secret that might keep her from the biggest story of her life... And Halajan, the sixty-year-old den mother, whose long-hidden love affair breaks all the rules. As these five discover there's more to one another than meets the eye, they form a unique bond that will for ever change their lives and the lives of many others. ?With a message?to protect and empower the women of Kabul, Rodriguez weaves her tale of life, death, and marriage?Readers will appreciate the in-depth, sensory descriptions of this oft-mentioned and faraway place that most have never seen.? - Booklist ?Rodriguez paints a vivid picture of Afghan culture? as if Maeve Binchy had written The Kite Runner.? - Kirkus


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Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781742750026
  • Release date: January 1, 2011

EPUB ebook

  • ISBN: 9781742750026
  • File size: 877 KB
  • Release date: January 1, 2011

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EPUB ebook

subjects

Fiction Literature

Languages

English

Deborah Rodriguez's international bestselling book about a little cafe in Kabul, and the five extraordinary women who meet there, has moved readers around the world and become a word-of-mouth favourite among book clubs. In a little coffee shop in one of the most dangerous places on earth, five very different women come together. Sunny, the proud proprietor, who needs an ingenious plan - and fast - to keep her caf? and customers safe... Yazmina, a young pregnant woman stolen from her remote village and now abandoned on Kabul's violent streets ... Candace, a wealthy American who has finally left her husband for her Afghan lover, the enigmatic Wakil ... Isabel, a determined journalist with a secret that might keep her from the biggest story of her life... And Halajan, the sixty-year-old den mother, whose long-hidden love affair breaks all the rules. As these five discover there's more to one another than meets the eye, they form a unique bond that will for ever change their lives and the lives of many others. ?With a message?to protect and empower the women of Kabul, Rodriguez weaves her tale of life, death, and marriage?Readers will appreciate the in-depth, sensory descriptions of this oft-mentioned and faraway place that most have never seen.? - Booklist ?Rodriguez paints a vivid picture of Afghan culture? as if Maeve Binchy had written The Kite Runner.? - Kirkus


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