The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing

The Day Nina Simone Stopped Singing

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"Raised on Charles Baudelaire, 'A Clockwork Orange', and fine Bordeaux in 1970s Lebanon, Darina Al-Joundi was encouraged by her unconventional father to defy all taboos. As the bombs fell, she lived an adolescence of excess and transgression, defying death in nightclubs and in games of Russian roulette. The more oppressive the country became, the more drugs and anonymous sex she had, spending her nights with the same men who resented her by day. As the war died down, she begins to incur the brutal consequences of her lifestyle. In this dramatic true story, Darina Al-Joundi is defiantly passionate about living life as a liberated woman whatever the cost."--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2011.
ISBN: 9781558616837
1558616837
Call Number: 956.9204 AL-JOUNDI
Characteristics: 139 p. ; 21 cm
Subjects: Al-Joundi, Darina, 1968-
Women -- Lebanon -- Biography.
Women's rights -- Lebanon.
Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990 -- Personal narratives.
Additional Contributors: Kacimi, Mohamed 1955-

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