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Literature / The Breadwinner

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The Breadwinner is a children's novel by Deborah Ellis. The title refers to the role of the protagonist, 11-year-old Parvana, who is forced by circumstances to be the breadwinner for her family in a war-torn Taliban era in Afghanistan.

An animated film adaptation was released in 2017, co-produced by Cartoon Saloon (The Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea), Aircraft Pictures Canada and Angelina Jolie.

Has nothing to do with that weird cartoon with the ducks.


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Unintentional Final Message:A Taliban fighter asks Parvana to read a letter from his wife, which happens to be one of these.

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