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The bookseller of Kabul

Author: Åsne Seierstad; Erica Grant
Publisher: [Toronto, Ont.] : CNIB, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two weeks after September 11th, Åsne went to Afghanistan to report on the conflict there. In the following spring she returned to live with an Afghan family for several months. For more than twenty years Sultan Khan defied the authorities in order to supply books to the people of Kabul. He was arrested, interrogated and imprisoned by the Communists, and watched illiterate Taliban soldiers burn piles of his books.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Khan family.; Åsne Seierstad; Khan family.; Åsne Seierstad
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Åsne Seierstad; Erica Grant
OCLC Number: 607385791
Notes: "Recording standard: DAISY 2.02 standard. MP3 compression. Compression rate: 32"--Container.
Performer(s): Read by Erica Grant.
Description: 1 sound disc (8 hr., 53 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by: Åsne Seierstad ; [translated by Ingrid Christopher].

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Two weeks after September 11th, Åsne went to Afghanistan to report on the conflict there. In the following spring she returned to live with an Afghan family for several months. For more than twenty years Sultan Khan defied the authorities in order to supply books to the people of Kabul. He was arrested, interrogated and imprisoned by the Communists, and watched illiterate Taliban soldiers burn piles of his books.

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