I Am Malala : The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

Description

*Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize* When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala Yousafzai's extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world. ***** 'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world' JK Rowling 'Moving and illuminating' Observer 'Inspirational and powerful' Grazia 'Her story is astonishing' Spectator

Details

Author(s)
Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb
Format
Paperback | 320 pages
Dimensions
133 x 197 x 25mm | 332g
Publication date
09 Oct 2014
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Imprint
WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition statement
Repr.
Illustrations note
col. photos on 16 plates and 1 map
ISBN10
1780226586
ISBN13
9781780226583
Bestsellers rank
681