Maria Toorpakai Wazir has lived her life disguised as a boy, defying the Taliban, in order to pursue her love of sport. Coming second in a national junior weightlifting event for boys, Maria decided to put her future in her own hands by going in disguise. When she discovered squash and was easily beating all the boys, life became more dangerous.
Heart-stopping and profoundly moving, in A Different Kind of Daughter Maria shares the story of her long road and eventual triumph, pursuing the sport she loved, defying death threats and following her dream.
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By Mrs Louise Marie Holt on 25-03-16
The best autobiography I've ever read ( and I've read most of them !! )
I must ' read ' at least one autobiography a week and have been doing for years ..there aren't many I haven't read but this is the only time I've reviewed one on here's do shared it on Facebook.This is one of the most well written, insightful and fascinating life stories I've ever read.
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