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Biography, Memoirs & Travelogue

Come Back to Afghanistan

By:
Said Hyder Akbar
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Hardcover 339
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Building on two acclaimed radio documentaries aired on This American Life, Hyder Akbar tells how his ordinary suburban California life was turned upside-down after 9/11. Hyder’s father, a scion ... more

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Tiny Dancer: The Incredible True Story of a Young Burn Victim's Journey from Afghanistan

By:
Anthony Flacco
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Hardcover 256
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One fateful day in July 2001, Zubaida, a nine-year-old Afghan girl, slipped while filling a kerosene heater and set herself on fire. Her burns were so severe, no one thought she'd live. But Zubaida survived, ... more

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Danziger's Travels Beyond Forbidden Frontiers [Paperback]

By:
Nick Danziger
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Paperback 426
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In 1984, 26-year-old artist Danziger set off from London with a grant to trace the ancient trade routes between western Europe and China, intending "to bring a greater richness to our British society, ... more

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An American Engineer in Afghanistan

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A. C.; Bell, Marjorie ...
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Paperback 335
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One of the best commentaries on what it is like to work in Afghanistan on the economy. Although Jewett was there 1911- 1918, not much has changed. Highly recommended for anyone planning to work there as ... more

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My Life: From Brigand to King--Autobiography of Amir Habibullah

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Amir Habibullah & Jamal ...
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Hardcover 276
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In 1929 a ruthless, illiterate brigand chief called Bacha Saquo--"son of a water-carrier"--overthrew Amanullah Khan in a bloody coup and declared himself king of Afghanistan. The ensuing nine months, until ... more

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The Road to Oxiana

By:
Robert Byron & Paul Fussell
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Paperback 291
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In 1933, the delightfully eccentric travel writer Robert Byron set out on a journey through the Middle East via Beirut, Jerusalem, Baghdad and Teheran to Oxiana, near the border between Afghanistan and ... more

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