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The House on Carnaval Street

by Deborah Rodriguez

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PUBLISHED: 1st June 2015
ISBN: 9780857981110
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  • Paperback
    $18.97
PUBLISHED: 1st June 2015
ISBN: 9780857981110

Publisher Description

From Kabul to a home by the Mexican sea ...A life-affirming, sea-change memoir by the author of the international bestseller The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul. I hadn t been planning on making Mexico my new home, but the little house on the sea was all that I had left ...When her family faces kidnap threats after the publication of her first book, Deborah Rodriguez is forced to flee Kabul, leaving behind her friends, her possessions, the beauty school she helped found and her two beloved businesses- a hair salon and a coffee shop. But life proves no easier back home . After a year living on top of a mountain in the Napa Valley and teetering on the edge of sanity, Deborah makes a decision. One way or another she s going to get the old Deb back. So, at the age of forty-nine, she packs her life and her cat, Polly, into her Mini Cooper and heads south to a pretty seaside town in Mexico. Home is now an unassuming little house on Carnaval Street. There she struggles to learn Spanish, works out with strippers and spends her Sunday nights watching clowns. And maybe just maybe - the magic of Mexico will finally give her what she s always dreamed of- a lif

Author Biography

Deborah Rodriguez is the author of the international bestseller The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul. She has also written two memoirs- The Kabul Beauty School, about her life in Afghanistan, and The House on Carnaval Street, on her experiences following her return to America. She spent five years teaching and later directing the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan. Deborah also owned the Oasis Salon and the Cabul Coffee House, and is the founder of the nonprofit organization Oasis Rescue, which aims to teach women in post-conflict and disaster-stricken areas the art of hairdressing. She currently lives in Mexico.

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From Kabul to a home by the Mexican sea ... A life-affirming, sea-change memoir by the author of the international bestseller The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul .

Product Details

Author
Deborah Rodriguez
Publisher
Random House Australia
Year
2015
ISBN-10
0857981110
ISBN-13
9780857981110
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2015-06-01
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
384
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade
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