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A woman like her : the short life of Qandeel Baloch / Sanam Maher.

By: Maher, Sanam [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2019Description: xvii, 313 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781526607591; 152660759X; 9781526607577; 1526607573.Subject(s): Azeem, Fouzia | Baloch, Qandeel | Baloch, Qandeel -- Death and burial | Celebrities -- Pakistan -- Biography | Women in mass media -- Biography | Online social networks -- Pakistan | Internet personalities -- Pakistan -- Biography | Models (Persons) -- Pakistan -- Biography | Social media -- Pakistan -- Public opinion | Pakistan -- Social life and customs -- 21st century | Honor killings -- Pakistan | Honor killings | Internet personalities | Models (Persons) | PakistanGenre/Form: Biography. | Biographies.DDC classification: 302.23092 | 791.092
Contents:
'Yaar, Dead Body ka Khayall Karein' -- 'People Say This is No Job for a Woman' -- 'Ever Thought About Modelling?' -- 'How I'm Looking?' -- 'How is Everyone in the World Looking at My Picture?' -- 'Guys, Who Want to Watch My Next Nasty Clip?' -- 'After QB it Will Be ND' -- 'I'm Going To Do Something That Gets Everyone Worried' -- 'Mufti Sahib, Yeh Kya Baat Hui?' -- 'I'm Telling You That My Life is in Danger and You're Accusing Me of a Publicity Stunt?' -- 'Fauzi? Who is Fauzi?'.
Summary: A beautiful woman in winged eyeliner and a low-cut top lies on a bed urging her favourite cricketer to win the next match. In another post, she pouts at the camera from a hot tub. She posts a selfie with a cleric, wearing his cap at a jaunty angle. Her posts are viewed millions of times and the comments beneath them are full of hate. As her notoriety grows, the comments made about her on national talk shows are just as vitriolic. They call her Pakistan's Kim Kardashian, they say she'll do anything for attention. When she's murdered, they're transfixed by the footage of her body. Drawing on interviews and in-depth research, Sanam Maher pieces together Qandeel's life from the village where she grew up in the backwaters of rural Pakistan, to her stint in a women's shelter after escaping her marriage, to her incarnation as a social media sensation and the Muslim world's most unlikely feminist icon.
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'The powerful story of a woman who was ahead of her time' Mishal Husain, presenter at BBC World News, BBC Weekend News, BBC News at Six, Radio 4 A beautiful woman in winged eyeliner and a low-cut top lies on a bed urging her favourite cricketer to win the next match. In another post, she pouts at the camera from a hot tub. She posts a selfie with a cleric, wearing his cap at a jaunty angle. Her posts are viewed millions of times and the comments beneath them are full of hate. As her notoriety grows, the comments made about her on national talk shows are just as vitriolic. They call her Pakistan's Kim Kardashian, they say she'll do anything for attention. When she's murdered, they're transfixed by the footage of her body. Drawing on interviews and in-depth research, Sanam Maher pieces together Qandeel's life from the village where she grew up in the backwaters of rural Pakistan, to her stint in a women's shelter after escaping her marriage, to her incarnation as a social media sensation and the Muslim world's most unlikely feminist icon.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A beautiful woman in winged eyeliner and a low-cut top lies on a bed urging her favourite cricketer to win the next match. In another post, she pouts at the camera from a hot tub. She posts a selfie with a cleric, wearing his cap at a jaunty angle. Her posts are viewed millions of times and the comments beneath them are full of hate. As her notoriety grows, the comments made about her on national talk shows are just as vitriolic. They call her Pakistan's Kim Kardashian, they say she'll do anything for attention. When she's murdered, they're transfixed by the footage of her body. Drawing on interviews and in-depth research, Sanam Maher pieces together Qandeel's life from the village where she grew up in the backwaters of rural Pakistan, to her stint in a women's shelter after escaping her marriage, to her incarnation as a social media sensation and the Muslim world's most unlikely feminist icon.

'Yaar, Dead Body ka Khayall Karein' -- 'People Say This is No Job for a Woman' -- 'Ever Thought About Modelling?' -- 'How I'm Looking?' -- 'How is Everyone in the World Looking at My Picture?' -- 'Guys, Who Want to Watch My Next Nasty Clip?' -- 'After QB it Will Be ND' -- 'I'm Going To Do Something That Gets Everyone Worried' -- 'Mufti Sahib, Yeh Kya Baat Hui?' -- 'I'm Telling You That My Life is in Danger and You're Accusing Me of a Publicity Stunt?' -- 'Fauzi? Who is Fauzi?'.