Shame by Jasvinder Sanghera

Shame by Jasvinder Sanghera

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A true story of a young girl's attempt to escape from a cruel, claustrophobic world where family honour mattered more than anything - sometimes more than life itself. It is one of terrible oppression, a harrowing struggle against a punitive code of honour - and, finally, triumph over adversity.

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When she was fourteen, Jasvinder Sanghera was shown a photo of the man chosen to be her husband. She was terrified. She'd witnessed the torment her sisters endured in their arranged marriages, so she ran away from home, grief-stricken when her parents disowned her. Shame" is the heart-rending true story of a young girl's attempt to escape from a cruel, claustrophobic world where family honour mattered more than anything -- sometimes more than life itself. Jasvinder's story is one of terrible oppression, a harrowing struggle against a punitive code of honour -- and, finally, triumph over adversity.

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SKU GOR001212234
Title Shame
Author By (author) Jasvinder Sanghera
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 304
ISBN 10 0340924608
ISBN 13 9780340924600
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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When she was fourteen, Jasvinder Sanghera was shown a photo of the man chosen to be her husband. She was terrified. She'd witnessed the torment her sisters endured in their arranged marriages, so she ran away from home, grief-stricken when her parents disowned her. Shame" is the heart-rending true story of a young girl's attempt to escape from a cruel, claustrophobic world where family honour mattered more than anything -- sometimes more than life itself. Jasvinder's story is one of terrible oppression, a harrowing struggle against a punitive code of honour -- and, finally, triumph over adversity.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001212234
Title Shame
Author By (author) Jasvinder Sanghera
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 304
ISBN 10 0340924608
ISBN 13 9780340924600
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No