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Deborah Rodriguez

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Deborah Rodriguez is the author of the international bestsellers The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul,Return to the Little Coffee Shop of Kabul,The Zanzibar Wife and Island on the Edge of the World. She has also written two memoirs: The Kabul Beauty School, about her life in Afghanistan, and The House on Carnaval Street, on her experiences following her return to America. She spent five years teaching and later directing the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan.

Deborah also owned the Oasis Salon and the Cabul Coffee House, and is the founder of the nonprofit organization Oasis Rescue, which aims to teach women in post-conflict and disaster-stricken areas the art of hairdressing.

She currently lives in Mazatlán, Mexico, where she owns Tippy Toes salon and spa.

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10 Feb
2021

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Deborah Rodriguez in Conversation with Readings

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16 Feb
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Deborah Rodriguez with Cairns Libraries

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17 Feb
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Deborah Rodriguez with Geelong Regional Libraries

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04 Mar
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Deborah Rodriguez with NSW Libraries

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