The Imam's Daughter: My Desperate Flight To Freedom by Hannah ShahThe Imam's Daughter: My Desperate Flight To Freedom by Hannah Shah

The Imam's Daughter: My Desperate Flight To Freedom

byHannah Shah

Paperback | April 28, 2012

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Hannah Shah is an Imam's daughter. She lived the life of a devout Muslim in a family of Pakistani Muslims in England, but behind the front door, she was a caged butterfly. For many years, her father abused her in the cellar of their home. At sixteen, she discovered a plan to send her to Pakistan for an arranged marriage, and she gathered the courage to run away. Relentlessly hunted by her angry father and brothers, who were intent on executing an "honor" killing, she moved from house to house in perpetual fear to escape them. Over time, she converted to Christianity and was able to live and marry as she wished. Hannah found the courage to live her life free from shame, free from religious intolerance, and free from the abuse that haunted her childhood. This is a remarkable true story of how a young girl escaped a life of torture . a story you won't forget.

Hannah Shah is a thirty-two-year-old British woman of Pakistani Muslim parentage. After she left her home in the north of England and finished her schooling, she earned a degree in Theology and Religious Studies. She now lives in the south of England, where she is increasingly in demand for speaking engagements to support others facing...
Title:The Imam's Daughter: My Desperate Flight To FreedomFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.38 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:April 28, 2012Publisher:ZondervanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031031819X

ISBN - 13:9780310318194

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Read in one sitting, Young woman, British-born daughter of a Pakistani Imam who suffered for years at the hands of her father. Escapes when she turned 16 to avoid an arranged marriage;befriends several kind people willing to help her, and converts from Islam to Christianity, thus her family considers her an apostate.
Date published: 2013-11-25