The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State (Paperback)
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The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State (Paperback)

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Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

'Those who thought that by their cruelty they could silence her were wrong. Nadia Murad's spirit is not broken and her voice will not be muted' Amal Clooney

'Offers powerful insight into the barbarity the Yazidi suffered alongside glimpses into their mystical culture . . . this is an important book by a brave woman, fresh testament to humankind's potential for chilling and inexplicable evil' Ian Birrell, The Times

'Courageous . . . Anyone who wants to understand the so called Islamic State should read' The Economist

'The pope also recommended reading Iraqi Yazidi Nobel Prize winner Nadia Murad's book, The Last Girl, which he said he had read, commenting that "everything that the world thinks about women is concentrated there . . . However, the world cannot function without women," he insisted' La Croix International

With a foreword by Amal Clooney

A Nobel Peace Prize nominee and the first Goodwill Ambassador the Dignity of Survivors of Human Trafficking of the United Nations and winner of the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize, Nadia Murad is a courageous young woman who has endured unimaginable tragedy (losing eighteen members of her family) and degradation through sexual enslavement to ISIS. But she has fought back.

This inspiring memoir takes us from her peaceful childhood in a remote village in Iraq through loss and brutality to safety in Germany. Courage and testimony can change the world: this is one of those books.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9780349009773
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 264 g
Dimensions: 130 x 199 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The Last Girl offers powerful insight into the barbarity the Yazidi suffered alongside glimpses into their mystical culture . . . this is an important book by a brave woman, fresh testament to humankind's potential for chilling and inexplicable evil -- Ian Birrell * The Times *
Courageous . . . Anyone who wants to understand the so called Islamic State (is) should read [The Last Girl] * The Economist *
This devastating memoir unflinchingly recounts her experiences and questions the complicity of witnesses who acquiesced in the suffering of others * New Yorker *
Nadia Murad has put a human face on one of the world's most complicated and intractable conflicts * Sunday Business Post *

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“A story of Courage and Survival.”

** Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 **

The Last Girl by Nadia Morad.

This is a book that everyone should read, not because it is enjoyable but because it is real and because it is happening in our world right... More

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