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Opium season : a year on the Afghan frontier

Verfasser/in: Joel Hafvenstein
Verlag: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, ©2007.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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An aid volunteer documents his year working for an American-funded program in Afghanistan, as the group is caught between helping the poppy farmers who are struggling to make a living and fighting off the Taliban forces threatening to occupy the area.
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Gattung/Form: History
Name: Joel Hafvenstein; Joel Hafvenstein
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Joel Hafvenstein
ISBN: 9781599211312 1599211319
OCLC-Nummer: 148949291
Anmerkungen: Includes index.
Beschreibung: viii, 337 pages : map ; 24 cm
Inhalt: Prelude : the end --
Little America --
Yaqub --
City of dust --
Mullah Omar's drought --
Into the minefield --
Salaam to Helmand --
A million dollars a mile --
The place of the soldiers --
Jack of all trades --
The Babaji abduction --
Christmas in Helmand --
The warlords' vendetta --
Guns and poppies --
New California --
Traveling difficulties --
The way of love --
Good cop, bad cop --
Politics as usual --
The royal bungalow --
The indispensable warlords --
Back on track --
Gunfire in the backyard --
Valley of death --
Defining success --
Three days in May --
In limbo --
Helmand at war --
Badakhshan.
Verfasserangabe: Joel Hafvenstein.
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Hafvenstein joined a team of contractors in Afghanistans harsh and brutal Helmand Province seeking to convince local farmers to stop growing poppies, the source of opium. This is his groups story of  Weiterlesen…

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