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The Resource Kabul Beauty School, Deborah Rodriguez ; with Kristin Ohlson

Kabul Beauty School, Deborah Rodriguez ; with Kristin Ohlson

Label
Kabul Beauty School
Title
Kabul Beauty School
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Rodriguez ; with Kristin Ohlson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists-- seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her profession became known she was eagerly sought out by Westerners desperate for a good haircut and by Afghan women, who have a long and proud tradition of running their own beauty salons. Thus the idea for the Kabul Beauty School was born. Within that small haven, the line between teacher and student quickly blurred as these vibrant women shared with Rodriguez their stories and their hearts, ultimately giving her the strength to leave her own unhealthy marriage and allow herself to love again, Afghan style
Cataloging source
GK8
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Bernadette Dunne
Label
Kabul Beauty School, Deborah Rodriguez ; with Kristin Ohlson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Unabridged
  • "An American woman goes behind the veil."--Container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1ocm37260947
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
8 audio discs (9 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780786168682
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z 4145
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Kabul Beauty School, Deborah Rodriguez ; with Kristin Ohlson
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Unabridged
  • "An American woman goes behind the veil."--Container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1ocm37260947
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
8 audio discs (9 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780786168682
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
Z 4145
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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