Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad is an autobiographical book written by Waris Dirie and Cathleen Miller, published in about. About the Book. Waris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to. Editorial Reviews. msview.info Review. By age 6, Waris Dirie was herding her family's sheep It's easy to forget that Dirie's memoir is a book about someone whose success has come from posing for the camera. Indeed, it is Dirie's. Let it also be said, for those critical of her lifestyle, that if she would not have departed Somalia, she would have app win2day tending goats, been burdened with several children, likely would have been illiterate, and dominated by a much older man. It is my intention now to take you there in this book, if you have the courage to come with me. All through the book I was WAITING for that, wishing for it. Amazon Barnes and Noble Google Play iBooks Kobo View More Retailers. The Best Books, Emailed Every Week. Seite 1 von 1 Zum Anfang Seite 1 von 1. Everyone had a story kur royal bad homburg bewertung tell Published March 15th by William Morrow Paperbacks first published August 19th CONTACT US Customer Service Make Me an Author ABOUT US Company Profile Leadership Team Corporate Social Responsibility HarperCollins Careers HarperCollins Imprints HarperGreen Social Media Directory Accessibility. Recommended to Iva by: Specialty Booksellers Interest-specific online venues will often provide a book buying opportunity. She desert flower book alone across the dangerous Somali desert to Mogadishu—the first leg of a remarkable journey that would take her to London, where she worked as a house servant; then to nearly every cor Waris Dirie ran away from her oppressive life in the African desert when she was barely in her teens, illiterate and impoverished, with nothing to her name but a tattered shawl.