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Deborah Rodriguez


Deborah Rodriguez

Deborah Rodriguez is the author of the nonfiction New York Times bestseller KABUL BEAUTY SCHOOL and the internationally bestselling novel THE LITTLE COFFEE SHOP OF KABUL. The hairdresser and motivational speaker was a cofounder and director of the first modern beauty academy in Afghanistan, and also founded the nonprofit Oasis Rescue. She lives in Mazatlán, Mexico, where she own Tippy Toes salon and spa. Her latest book is MARGARITA WEDNESDAYS: Making a New Life by the Mexican Sea.

Books by Deborah Rodriguez

by Deborah Rodriguez - Nonfiction, Travel

After she is forced to flee Afghanistan in 2007, Deborah Rodriguez moves to a seaside town in Mexico. Despite having no plan, no friends and no Spanish, a determined Rodriguez soon finds herself swept up in a world where the music never stops and a new life can begin. Her adventures and misadventures among the expats and locals help lead the way to new love, new family, and a new sense of herself.

by Deborah Rodriguez - Fiction

After hard luck and heartbreak, Sunny finally finds a place to call home --- in the middle of an Afghanistan war zone. There, the 38-year-old serves up her American hospitality to the expats who patronize her coffee shop, including a British journalist, a “danger pay” consultant, and a wealthy and well-connected woman.