Biography

Deborah Rodriguez

Deborah Rodriguez is a hairdresser, a motivational speaker, and the author of the bestselling memoir KABUL BEAUTY SCHOOL. She spent five years teaching at and later directing the Kabul Beauty School, the first modern beauty academy and training salon in Afghanistan. Rodriguez also owned the Oasis Salon and the Cabul Coffee House. She currently lives in Mazatlan, Mexico, where she owns the Tippy Toes Salon.

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Books by Deborah Rodriguez

by Deborah Rodriguez - Memoir, Nonfiction

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.