Guzin Najim's The Promise

Lee Sandra

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Cover Type: Paper Back
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Bantam Books
Publisher Place: Sydney
Publisher Year: 2003
Edition: First Edition

Description: 294 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. An Iraqi Mother's Desperate Flight To Freedom.

Publishers Description: Steeped in a mother s love for her children and driven by a wife s devotion to the memory of her late husband, THE PROMISE traces an Iraqi woman s desperate seven-year journey to freedom in Australia. Guzin Najim always knew she was lucky. The adored eldest daughter of a well-respected General in the Iraqi Army, Guzin had a rare confidence that came from being raised by a progressive father who encouraged his daughter to strive for excellence in the same way he would have encouraged a son. And when she met and fell in love with the shy but determined Ra ad Said while studying at Baghdad University, she knew they had a long, bright future together. He was the love of her life. She meant everything to him and more. After university, Ra ad quickly followed in his father s footsteps, working for the Iraqi government Foreign Ministry as a diplomat. For Ra ad and Guzin life was the heady world of the international diplomatic circuit and, with their two children, they lived a happy and full life. But things changed when Saddam Hussein's regime came to power. They were recalled to Iraq and when Ra ad was given a job in Saddam's Information Ministry, he became distant and withdrawn. Late

ISBN:

(110885)

294 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. An Iraqi Mother's Desperate Flight To Freedom.



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