I won a Kindle copy of Desert Flowers from a Goodreads Giveaway. She's maid at the Somalian embassy in London, then McDonald's, where she's discovered and becomes int'l top model.

Pen before so I had an open mind.
Her latest work is Champion of Choice, the biography of UN leader Nafis Sadik (University of Nebraska Press 2013).

Elmer and Rose live an isolated existence in Mexico with their (5) daughters. And then I started reading. 1997, she speaks up against female genital mutilation. Cathleen Miller is a nonfiction writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The book recounts Dirie’s harrowing life story, from her roots as a member of a nomadic family and the unspeakable abuses she suffered as a child, to her extraordinary rise to international fame, first as a fashion model, then as an ambassador and advocate … Waris Dirie, born 1965 in Somalia, flees at 13 when sold as 4th wife. Her latest work is Champion of Choice, the biography of UN leader Nafis Sadik (University of Nebraska Press 2013).

Her poem Birth Pangs was selected for publication in the international competition Poetry Rivals 2012 (Remus House, UK).

Desert Flower: The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad is a memoir published in 1998 by the Somali model, author, and activist Waris Dirie. Desert Flower Center Waldfriede (DFC) Argentinische Allee 40 14163 Berlin-Zehlendorf Sprechstunde Haus A, 5. Directed by Sherry Hormann. With Soraya Omar-Scego, Idriss Abdillahi Houfaneh, Awa Saïd Darar, Roun Daher Aïnan.

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Other writing credits include: Desert Flower under the penname Zohra Saeed, re-released by Ex-L-Ence Publishing; she was a contributor to My Beautiful Bahrain (2012/ Miracle Publishing, Bahrain) and More of My Beautiful Bahrain (Published by Robin Barratt Publishing 2014).