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Travelogue & Memoirs

The Breadwinner: Starvation or Survival A Girl's Life Under Taliban Rule

By:
Deborah Ellis
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Paperback 176
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The Breadwinner brings to life an issue that has recently exploded in the international media — the reality of life under the Taliban. Young Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out ... more

Price: US$ 15

The Sewing Circles of Herat

By:
Christina Lamb
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Hardcover 338
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Expelled from Afghanistan by the Taliban for her reporting, award-winning British journalist Lamb returned after the September 11 attacks to observe the land and its people firsthand. Through interviews ... more

Price: US$ 40

The Swallows of Kabul

By:
Yasmina Khadra
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Paperback 195
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Set in Kabul under the rule of the Taliban, this extraordinary novel takes readers into the lives of two couples: Mohsen, who comes from a family of wealthy shopkeepers whom the Taliban has destroyed; ... more

Price: US$ 30

A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

By:
Eric Newby
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Paperback 277
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For more than a decade following the end of World War II, Eric Newby toiled away in the British fashion industry, peddling some of the ugliest clothes on the planet. (Regarding one wafer-thin model in ... more

Price: US$ 35

Prisoners of Hope : The Story of Our Captivity and Escape in Afghanistan

By:
Dayna; Mercer, Heather; ...
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Hardcover 320
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Dayna Curry and Heather Mercer arrived in Afghanistan determined to help bring a better life and a little hope to some of the poorest and most oppressed people in the world. Within a few months, they were ... more

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Among the Mountains Travels In Asia

By:
Wilfred Thesiger
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Hardcover 288
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Spanning a period of over 30 years this text draws on Thesiger's original diaries and follows him on his journeys among the mountains. Although largely associated with the Arabian deserts and the Marshes ... more

Price: US$ 84
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