Mailbox Monday – Jan. 31


Mailbox Monday was started by Marcia at The Printed Page and is now on a blog tour.  Click here to see the tour schedule.

This month’s host is Rose City Reader.
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
(for review from HarperCollins)
Goodreads synopsis:

The life Kamila Sidiqi had known changed overnight when the Taliban seized control of the city of Kabul. After receiving a teaching degree during the civil war—a rare achievement for any Afghan woman—Kamila was subsequently banned from school and confined to her home. When her father and brother were forced to flee the city, Kamila became the sole breadwinner for her five …more

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28 thoughts on “Mailbox Monday – Jan. 31

  1. this sounds very good. I’ve read the Breadwinner, by Deborah Elis, with my grade 8 reading group and was blown away by what these women go through. It’s an incredible journey. Thanks for your review.


  2. Hello,

    Thanks for taking note of The Dressmaker of Khair Khana — I hope you all will enjoy it. Please do visit anytime to leave your questions/comments. And thank you for spending time with a book which I hope will do its small part to give credit to the unsung heroines who pull families through difficult times every day, all around the world.
    Very best,
    Gayle Lemmon


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