Chianchiano Jr., Peter E

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I Am a Bacha Posh
My Life as a Woman Living as a Man in Afghanistan
By Ukmina Manoori, With Stephanie Lebrun, Translated by Peter E Chianchiano Jr.
(Skyhorse Publishing)
A 2015 Amelia Bloomer List Selection"You will be a son, my daughter." With these stunning words Ukmina learned that she was to spend her childhood as a boy.In Afghanistan there is a widespread practice of girls dressing as boys to play the role of a son. These children are called bacha posh: literally... [READ MORE]
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