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Flight from an Afghan Seraglio

by Jerry Gordon (January 2014)

An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir 
by Phillis Chesler
Palgrave Macmillan (October 1, 2013)
ISBN: 978-0230342217

Want to know what it is like to live as a non-Muslim woman under sharia? Dr. Phyllis Chesler, noted feminist author and defender of universal women’s rights, experienced sharia first hand during a brief marriage to an Afghan Muslim husband and troubled sojourn in Kabul, Afghanistan. During this time she was a virtual prisoner in purdah, the women’s enclosure, in a polygamous household of a wealthy prominent family.  more>>>