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The bookseller of Kabul

Author: Åsne Seierstad; Ingrid Christophersen
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, 2003.
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Capturing the harsh realities of life in modern-day Afghanistan and the plight of Afghan women, the Norwegian journalist provides a portrait of a committed Muslim man, a bookseller, and his family living in post-Taliban Kabul, Afghanistan. Reading Group Guide included.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Khan family.; Åsne Seierstad; Khan family.; Åsne Seierstad
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Åsne Seierstad; Ingrid Christophersen
ISBN: 0316734500 9780316734509
OCLC Number: 52575352
Description: xv, 287 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: The Proposal --
Burning Books --
Crime and Punishment --
Suicide and Song --
The Business Trip --
Do You Want to Make Me Sad? --
No Admission to Heaven --
Billowing, Fluttering, Winding --
A Third-Rate Wedding --
The Matriarch --
Temptations --
The Call from Ali --
The Smell of Dust --
An Attempt --
Can God Die? --
The Dreary Room --
The Carpenter --
My Mother Osama --
A Broken Heart.
Other Titles: Bokhandleren i Kabul.
Responsibility: Åsne Seierstad ; translated by Ingrid Christophersen.

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Capturing the harsh realities of life in modern-day Afghanistan and the plight of Afghan women, the Norwegian journalist provides a portrait of a committed Muslim man, a bookseller, and his family living in post-Taliban Kabul, Afghanistan. Reading Group Guide included.

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by audiobooks (WorldCat user on 2007-02-10)

Foreword Ch 1. The Proposal Ch 2. Burning Books Ch 3. Crime and Punishment Ch 4. Suicide and Song Ch 5. The Business Trip Ch 6. Do You Want My Unhappiness? Ch 7. No Admission to Heaven Ch 8. Billowing, Fluttering, Winding Ch 9. A Third Rate Wedding Ch 10. The Matriarch Ch 11. Temptations Ch 12. The Call from Ali Ch 13. The Smell of Dust Ch 14. An Attempt Ch 15. Can God Die? Ch 16. The Dreary Room Ch 17. The Carpenter Ch 18. My Mother Osama Ch 19. A Broken Heart Epilogue

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