Various Because I'm a Girl

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Because I'm a Girl

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Eight authors, eight countries, eight unforgettable stories.

Authors Tim Butcher, Xiaolu Guo, Joanne Harris, Kathy Lette, Henning Mankell, Deborah Moggach, Marie Phillips and Irvine Welsh visited eight different countries and spoke to young women and girls about their lives, struggles and hopes. The result is an extraordinary collection of writings about prejudice, abuse and neglect, but also about courage, resilience and changing attitudes.

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TIM BUTCHER is the Daily Telegraph's Middle East correspondent. XIAOLU GUO studied film in Beijing and is an author and filmmaker. JOANNE HARRIS is the author of many novels including Chocolat, which was made into a major film. KATHY LETTE has been a newspaper columnist and television sitcom writer. Her novels have been published in fourteen languages around the world. HENNING MANKELL is the internationally acclaimed author of the Inspector Wallander Mysteries. He devotes much of his free time to working with AIDS charities in Africa. DEBORAH MOGGACH is the author of many successful novels and screenplays. MARIE PHILLIPS studied anthropology and film-making and is the author of Gods Behaving Badly. IRVINE WELSH is the author of nine previous works of fiction, most recently Crime.

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"Edgy and bold...not your standard do-good, feel-good collection at all" -- Boyd Tonkin * Independent *

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