An author from Guinea
writing in French
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Diaryatou Bah was born in 1985 in Guinea. Her father had four wives and 32 children. At a very early age, she was sent to live with her grandmother in a small village. Aged fourteen, she was married to a man who lived in Europe. She joined him there. She soon became a victim of domestic violence which resulted in the lost of two of her children. Eventually she decided to flee her home and took refuge in a hostel for the homeless. She is now (2006) studying nursing in France.
On m'a volé mon enfance. Paris: Anne Carrière, 2006. (350p.). ISBN 2 84337 366 2. Autobiography.
The University of Western Australia/French
Created: 12 October 2006
Archived: 13 December 2012