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Love in a Torn Land

Love in a Torn LandJoanna of Kurdistan: The True Story of a Freedom Fighter's Escape from Iraqi Vengeance

In this incredible true love story, bestselling author Jean Sasson shares Joanna al-Askari's personal journey of fear and fortitude through a Baghdad childhood and life as a Kurdish freedom fighter during the Iran-Iraq War. Inspiring and unforgettable, Love in a Torn Land shares Joanna's... more

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In this incredible true love story, bestselling author Jean Sasson shares Joanna al-Askari's personal journey of fear and fortitude through a Baghdad childhood and life as a Kurdish freedom fighter during the Iran-Iraq War. Inspiring and unforgettable, Love in a Torn Land shares Joanna's passionate and unflagging determination to survive and fight—for love, life, and the freedom of her beloved Kurdistan.

Jean Sasson is a voracious reader. Almost as soon as she knew the alphabet she read everything she could—even at family meals her mind was in a book. ...more