Twenty Years in A Desert JailBook - 2001
A New York Times BestsellerA Publishers Weekly Bestseller An Oprah's Book Club® Selection Malika Oufkir was the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the King of Morocco's closest aide. Malika spent most of her childhood and adolescence in the court harem, surrounded by luxury and privilege. In 1972, her father was executed after an attempt to assassinate the king. Malika, her five brothers and sisters, and her mother were immediately imprisoned in a desert penal colo After twenty years, theOufkir children managed to dig a tunnel with their bare hands and make an audacious escape. Malika was finally able to leave Morocco and begin a new life in exile in 1996. Stolen Lives is an unforgettable story of one woman's journey to freedom.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, , c1999
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: B OUFKIR
Characteristics: vii, 293 pages :,illustrations, map ;,25 cm