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The bookseller of Kabul

Author: Åsne Seierstad; Ingrid Christophersen
Publisher: [New York] : Time Warner AudioBooks, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sultan Khan supplied the people of Kābol with books in defiance of the Communist Party and the Taliban. He was imprisoned by the Communists and stood by reluctantly as the illiterate Taliban soldiers burned his books in the street. The author, Åsne Seierstad, spent four months with Khan and his family observing how his books became a symbol of freedom.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Åsne Seierstad; Khan family.; Khan family.; Åsne Seierstad
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Åsne Seierstad; Ingrid Christophersen
ISBN: 1405501146 9781405501149
OCLC Number: 62095585
Notes: Abridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Emilia Fox.
Awards: Shortlisted for British Book Award 2004.
Description: 6 sound discs (7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Bokhandleren i Kabul.
Responsibility: by Åsne Seierstad ; translated by Ingrid Christophersen.

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An intimate portrait of Afghani people with a foreword read by the author.  Read more...

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"Written sometimes more like fiction than fact ... this is a remarkable portrait, with deftly woven accounts of weddings and journeys, books and bookselling, relations and squabbles, firmly anchored Read more...

 
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