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Caravans : a novel

Author: James A Michener
Publisher: New York : Random House, [1963]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the years immediately following World War II, a young American woman, married and living in Afghanistan against her parents' wishes, suddenly and mysteriously disappears. Michener's magnificent novel combines historical fact with a gripping adventure of romance, danger, and intrigue as it follows the story of the military man who is assigned the task of finding and returning the young woman to her distraught  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997.
Caravans.
New York : Random House, [1963]
(OCoLC)568761236
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Michener
OCLC Number: 289486
Description: 341 pages : map (on lining papers) ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by James A. Michener.

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In the years immediately following World War II, a young American woman, married and living in Afghanistan against her parents' wishes, suddenly and mysteriously disappears. Michener's magnificent novel combines historical fact with a gripping adventure of romance, danger, and intrigue as it follows the story of the military man who is assigned the task of finding and returning the young woman to her distraught family. Caravans captures the tension of the postwar period, the sweep of Afghanistan's remarkable history, the allure of the past, and the inescapable pull of the future.--From publisher description.

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