It is 1957 and Amal is an inmate of the Bethlehem Oasis for Troubled Women, having feigned insanity for 9 years to avoid the death penalty for murdering an abusive husband. Amal's story offers compelling insights into cultural norms that exist throughout the world that tolerate violence , abuse and repression of women. Amal ultimately finds hope and redemption through her relationships in the asylum, finally discovering that the support of others gives her the strength to forgive the past and take control of the future.
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(140mm x 215mm x 23mm)
Second Story Press
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