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Memoirs from the women"s prison

NawДЃl SaК»dДЃwД«

Memoirs from the women"s prison

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Published by Women"s Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saʻdāwī, Nawāl -- Imprisonment.,
  • Political prisoners -- Egypt -- Biography.,
  • Women political prisoners -- Egypt -- Biography.,
  • Authors, Arab -- Egypt -- Biography.,
  • Women authors -- Egypt -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNawal el Saʾadawi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPJ7862 .A3Z46613x 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination197 p. ;
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20747814M
    ISBN 10070434002X


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