The Kabul Beauty School: The Art of Friendship and Freedom - Deborah Rodriguez Reviews
Description:ISBN 034093588X / Genre: Biography / Author: Deborah Rodriguez / Paperback / 288 Pages / Book is published 2008-01-24 by Hodder ... more
The Kabul Beauty School: The Art of Friendship and Freedom - Deborah Rodriguez ... Paperbacks / Kabul Beauty School "is a remarkable tale of an extraordinary community of women, all of whom have stories to tell, who come together and learn the arts of perms, friendship, and freedom. Arriving in Afghanistan in 2002 with nothing more than a beauty degree and a desire to help, Deborah Rodriguez set out on a course of action that would change her life and those of many Afghan women. The once proud tradition of beauty schools had been all but destroyed and with it Afghani women's ability to support themselves. As one of the founders of the Kabul Beauty School she set about training women and helping them rebuild their lives.
Newest Review: ... aid (PARSA), Debbie helps set up a beauty school to train or retrain women who want to set up their own businesses. Beauty ... more
Price Comparison for The Kabul Beauty School: The Art of Frie...
Deborah Rodriguez The Kabul Beauty School: The Art of Friendship ...
A remarkable tale of a n extraordinary community of women, all of ...
Last Update 08.12.2013 23:32
Customer The Kabul Beauty School: The Art of Friendship and Freedom - Deborah Rodriguez Reviews (2)
by - written on 28/02/10, updated on 16/03/10 (Very useful, 88 readings)
** Synopsis ** Growing up in Holland, Michigan, Debbie Rodriguez isn't quite sure what she wants to do with her life, but knows that the general trappings of adult life are not making her happy. Despite having a husband, children, nice house, car and career as a hairdresser she always feels as though something is missing. Getting a new job as a prison guard doesn't help either - it turns out Debbie has "too much of a bleeding heart" to work in such a tough environment, and her subsequent divorce and new marriage to a respected but cruel preacher don't bring her the fulfillment she craves either. However, the opportunity to take part in ... Read the complete review
by - written on 06/05/08 (Very useful, 77 readings)
Kabul Beauty School is the true-life account of a hairdresser from the United States who helped to start a beauty school in the beleaguered city of Kabul in Afghanistan. Debbie Rodriguez gives us a colorful and honest account of her experiences in Kabul. She shares with us her fleeting first marriage, and her disastrous second that inspired her to join the Care for All Foundation right after 9/11. She had some disaster relief and emergency training, but neither her careers as prison guard or hairdresser could prepare her for the unique experiences she developed in her years living in Afghanistan. For all it's moral rigidity, it is a diverse culture with many ... Read the complete review