By Zainab Salbi,Laurie Becklund
In this richly visible memoir, Salbi describes tyranny as she observed it - during the eyes of a privileged baby, a rebellious youngster, a violated spouse, and eventually a public determine combating to beat the ability that when saved her alive: silence.
Between Worlds is a riveting quest for fact that deepens our knowing of the common issues of strength, worry, sexual subjugation, and the query one iteration asks the single earlier than it: How may possibly you will have allow this take place to us?
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Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam by Zainab Salbi,Laurie Becklund