Zana Muhsen (born in Birmingham, England) is a British author known for her book Sold: Story of Modern-day Slavery and its follow-up A Promise to Nadia . Buy Vendidas (Divulgacion Testimonio) by Zana Muhsen, Andrew Crofts (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low Vendidas ( Divulgacion Testimonio) (Spanish) Paperback – 20 Jun . Es excelente el libro. Read Vendidas / Sold book reviews & author details and more at by Zana Muhsen (Author), Andrew Crofts (Author), Betty Mahmoody moderna y su seguimiento una promesa a Nadia Los libros narran las experiencias que ella y su en el matrimonio por su padre, Muthanna Muhsen, un yemení emigrado.

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May 29, PlatKat rated it it was amazing. In the Yemen were forced to live in poverty stricken villages and were cruelly treated. Frequently beaten and raped, and entirely cut off from the UK, they had only each other muhesn comfort. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. View all 3 comments.

There is a sequel apparently, that furthers the story of the young women. Only with the help of their mother and a lot of puplicity Zana was able to leave the Yemen.

But the key is of course, that they can go nowhere, have no rights, are barely recognized as human beings and are indeed merely chattel.

On a personal note, I read this a few months after a rather disconcerting conversation with my own father in which he repeatedly suggested that I require a husband and children to be happy. He had already taken two of her children out of the country and failed to bring them back they were brought up by relatives in the Yemenso why did she let him arrange a “holiday” in the Yemen for these two children?

Another book, though, that I cannot rate with a number of stars because it’s somebody’s LIFE we’re talking about.


I could validate that choice, and the opposite choice made by her sister. They are cast into the tiny rural mountainous village where they are ruled by their husbands and male relatives and l Memoir of two young English-Yemeni sisters who muhsej ‘sold’ into marriage.

It’s just my sister, she wasn’t comfortable. Open Preview See a Problem?

It was unbelievable for me that such a cruelty is possible. This happened when Zana was only 15 and her sister was one year younger. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Zana has written another book just recently – “A promise to Nadia”. The way their story was blowing up all over the world, I’m sure quite a few people would line up to help him out with that. It is appalling that countries allow their citizens to vebdidas treated this way.

The libgo shows how some people can be extremely close-minded, always following and obeying traditions from centuries ago.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It also makes me wonder with all the foolish sexual harrassment cases that go on the the United States why some of these extreme feminists libri go help the real victims of these crimes.


Dad, Dear Dad, convinces the girls to ‘go on vacation to visit family in Yemen’, where, upon their arrival at the relatives village, he sells them outright and returns to the UK or wherever. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. I can’t believe that it is true story. Showing of 21 reviews. Aug 06, Tammy rated it really liked it.

Sold by Zana Muhsen

sana This happened when Zana was only 15 and her sister was one year younger. There is absolutely nothing nice to be said about such a man! This is the barebones story of two young teenagers who are sold into marriage by their Yemeni father. What a foul, despicable hideous person.


The story was very touching but overall it was a 2.

Read reviews that mention xana this book vendidax read zana and nadia sister nadia zana muhsen book i have ever nadia is still zana and her sister yemen sold women father girls historia mas woman country hijos solo young. Zana Muhsen, a young English woman, tells how, when she was 15,she and her sister Nadia were sold by their father into marriage, tohusbands they did not know, in the poor Arab country of Yemen.

Story of Modern-day Slavery with the ghostwriter Andrew Croftsdescribing her experiences. For 8 years they suffered from the hard work, abused and bitten up too Zana is a strong naturally not like her sister Nadia where she is calm and quiet too scared to say No of anything. Although it is grim at times, reading about Zana’s story and her courageous fight gives you perspective of what life for other women who have no power over their lives, and where they lead.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Both sisters eventually came home Zana before she wrote this book; Nadia only after 23 years. I would however thoroughly recommend this book, as it is a shocking story about modern day slavery that shockingly still exists in this day and age. It is a grim tale of male rule in the Middle East and in the Islamic culture as we know of it.

Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The father was truly wretched, but I thought the mother was a bit of a dope. Jul 26, sam sam blank rated it it was amazing.