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The Other Side of the Sky

The Other Side of the Sky

A Memoir

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Farah Ahmedi's "poignant tale of survival" (Chicago Tribune) chronicles her journey from war to peace. Equal parts tragedy and hope, determination and daring, Ahmedi's memoir delivers a remarkably vivid portrait of her girlhood in Kabul, where the sound of gunfire and the sight of falling bombs shaped her life and stole her family. She herself narrowly escapes death when she steps on a land mine. Eventually the war forces her to flee, first over the mountains to refugee camps across the border, and finally to America. Ahmedi proves that even in the direst circumstances, not only can the human heart endure, it can thrive. The Other Side of the Sky is "a remarkable journey" (Chicago Sun-Times), and Farah Ahmedi inspires us all.
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  • Gallery Books | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416918370 | 
  • July 2006
List Price $18.99

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Farah Ahmedi
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Farah Ahmedi is a high school student and an ambassador to the United Nations' Adopt-A-Minefield program.

For more information on Farah and her charitable foundation, Farah's Wings of Hope, visit www.farahsworld.com.

For a reading group guide to The Other Side of the Sky suitable for classroom, library, or reading group use, visit www.SimonSaysTEACH.com.

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