Shoeshine of Kabul

Paris Book Festival Honorable Mention
New York Book Festival Honorable Mention
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Young Malik earns money as a shoeshine and learns to survive the streets of Kabul.

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Paris Book Festival Honorable Mention
New York Book Festival Honorable Mention
San Francisco Book Festival Honorable Mention

In his young life, twelve-year old Malik is forced to eke out a living as a shoeshine in Kabul, the capital city of war-torn Afghanistan. Despite the dangers and hardships that Malik faces daily, he chooses to be hopeful. He clings to his memories of the ones he has loved and lost and the friendships that give him hope. His curiosity and vivid imagination help him seek the adventures and surprises that life has in store for him.

Author

Zahra Omar Shansab

Year Published

2018

ISBN

9781946664280

Cover

Paperback

Size

5 x 7

Pages

80

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About the Author

Zahra Omar Shansab started writing poetry when she was in 4th grade in Kabul, Afghanistan. She continued to write poetry and short stories and was member of a young writers’ association in school.  She was forced to flee Afghanistan during the Soviet occupation, lived in India for... Read More