Books tagged: child marriage

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Nujood Ali, 10, Divorces Her 30 Year-Old Husband
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This is a story about Nujood Ali, 10, who divorced her 30 year-old husband and wrote a best-seller that lifted her and her family out of poverty. The analysis shows how the theory of unkind deeds and cover-ups applies and how important resistance is to abuses of power.
Bollywood Extras
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Price: Free! Words: 69,240. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
"Bollywood Extras" is like "Lolita" meets "The Day of the Locust", but set in contemporary India not America and staged against a backdrop of rabid religious terrorism. Written with the uniquely black, comedic, literary flair Dr Starrs is renown for, this, his 3rd novel, boldly captures the feel of Mumbai and the small-time players in its big-time film industry, with style, humor and originality.
Clouds and Sunshine
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Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2012 by A. Datta. Category: Fiction » Classics
The clouds and the sunshine play hide-and-seek with profound implications for the future. And the quotidian history of two unrenowned humans on a leisurely rainy day despite seeming to be of no consequence is also far from mundane. The hoary-headed unseen one who has been stringing ages with ages has been sowing the seeds of lifelong joys and sorrows amid the little girl's laughter and tears …
Hearts We Lost
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
After religious studies in Saudi Arabia, Sharif returns to America doubting his engagement to his childhood friend and how he should practice the Islamic faith. As he searches for answers, he finds guidance in a dream that is made all the more perplexing when it manifests itself in real life.
28 Years A Bachelor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an Indian woman in possession of a son with an engineering degree, must be in want of a daughter-in-law with an outsized dowry. Which can be a problem when said son is vehemently opposed to dowry.