Adua

Author: Igiaba Scego Language: Italiano Summary: Igiaba Scego nel suo romanzo ci racconta la storia di una donna matura, Adua, che vive a Roma da quando ha diciassette anni. Adua è una Vecchia Lira, così i nuovi immigrati chiamano le donne giunte nel nostro paese durante la diaspora somala degli anni Settanta. Ha da poco sposato un giovane immigrato sbarcato a Lampedusa e ha con … Continue reading Adua

Desert flower: the extraordinary journey of a desert nomad

Author: Waris Dirie

Language: English

Summary: Waris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to her name but a tattered shawl. She traveled alone across the dangerous Somali desert to Mogadishu—the first leg of a remarkable journey that would take her to London, where she worked as a house servant; then to nearly every corner of the globe as an internationally renowned fashion model; and ultimately to New York City, where she became a human rights ambassador for the U.N. Desert Flower is her extraordinary story — Source: amazon.com

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