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The bookseller of Kabul

Author: Åsne Seierstad; Ingrid Christophersen
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[In this volume, the author] allows the Khans [the bookseller of Kabul] to speak for themselves about their joys, sorrows, rivalries, loves, dreams, and temptations. Through this close-knit household, we gain an intimate view - as few outsiders have seen it - of life in an Islamic country just beginning to find its way between the forces of modernity and tradition.-Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Khan family.; Åsne Seierstad
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Åsne Seierstad; Ingrid Christophersen
OCLC Number: 55063294
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, c2003. 1st U.S. ed.
Description: 1 sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Proposal --
Burning --
Crime and punishment --
Suicide and song --
Business trip --
Do you want to make me sad? --
No admission to heaven --
Billowing, fluttering, winding --
Third-rate wedding --
Matriarch --
Temptations --
Call from Ali --
Smell of dust --
Attempt --
Can God room --
Dreary room --
Carpenter --
My mother Osama --
Broken heart.
Other Titles: Bokhandleren i Kabul.
Responsibility: Åsne Seierstad ; translated by Ingrid Christophersen.

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[In this volume, the author] allows the Khans [the bookseller of Kabul] to speak for themselves about their joys, sorrows, rivalries, loves, dreams, and temptations. Through this close-knit household, we gain an intimate view - as few outsiders have seen it - of life in an Islamic country just beginning to find its way between the forces of modernity and tradition.-Dust jacket.

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