Between two worlds: escape from tyranny : growing up in the shadow of Saddam

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Zainab Salbi was eleven years old when her father was chosen to serve as Saddam Hussein's personal pilot, her family often forced to spend weekends with Saddam. As a palace insider, she offers a glimpse of life under a dictator and provides an intimate portrait of the man she was taught to call "uncle". She was asked to erase her memory as she heard of crimes she was not supposed to hear of, and witnessed her mother hiding her tears lest it upset Saddam. Her mother eventually sent her to America for an arranged marriage, to spare her from Saddam's affection, but the marriage turned out to be another world of tyranny and abuse. Despite extraordinary challenges, she started over as a champion of female victims of war, dedicating her life to speaking out on behalf of oppressed women around the world. But until now, she has never told her personal tale.--From publisher description.
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subject_facet Abused wives -- United States -- Biography, Abused women -- Iraq -- Biography, Arranged marriage -- United States, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women, HISTORY / Middle East / General, Hussein, Saddam, -- 1937-2006 -- Friends and associates, Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1979-1991, Iraq -- Politics and government -- 1991-2003, Mothers and daughters -- Iraq, Salbi, Zainab, Women -- Iraq -- Social Conditions -- 20th Century, Women -- Iraq -- Social conditions -- 20th century
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title Between two worlds : escape from tyranny : growing up in the shadow of Saddam
title_display Between two worlds : escape from tyranny : growing up in the shadow of Saddam
title_full Between two worlds : escape from tyranny : growing up in the shadow of Saddam / Zainab Salbi and Laurie Becklund, Between two worlds : escape from tyranny : growing up in the shadow of Saddam [electronic resource] / Zainab Salbi and Laurie Becklund
title_short Between two worlds :
title_sort between two worlds escape from tyranny growing up in the shadow of saddam
title_sub escape from tyranny : growing up in the shadow of Saddam
topic Abused wives United States Biography, Abused women Iraq Biography, Arranged marriage United States, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women, HISTORY / Middle East / General, Hussein, Saddam, 1937-2006 Friends and associates, Iraq Politics and government 1979-1991, Iraq Politics and government 1991-2003, Mothers and daughters Iraq, Salbi, Zainab, Women Iraq Social Conditions 20th Century, Women Iraq Social conditions 20th century
topic_facet Abused wives, Abused women, Arranged marriage, Friends and associates, Hussein, Saddam, Mothers and daughters, Politics and government, Salbi, Zainab, Social Conditions, Social conditions, Women