Leaving in Eight Hours

Samia Hossain


Samia Hossain buys a pair of flip-flops in Dhaka. They will take her and the baby she is expecting to Canada, where her husband has sought asylum. The author of books on atheism, he is a target for Islamic fundamentalists. His co-author and editor have already been murdered. But she will bring hope.  She wears the flip-flops into the delivery room.

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