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The sewing circles of Herat : a personal voyage through Afghanistan

Author: Christina Lamb
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Award-winning journalist Lamb chronicles the human stories behind the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan in this intensely moving and evocative book. LambUs unique perspective on Afghanistan, and her passion for the people she writes about make this the definitive account of the extraordinarily tragic plight of a proud people.
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Named Person: Christina Lamb; Christina Lamb
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Lamb
ISBN: 0060505265 9780060505264
OCLC Number: 51179948
Description: xvii, 338 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: The Taliban torturer --
Mullahs on motorbikes --
Inside the house of knowledge --
The royal court in exile --
The sewing circles of Herat --
The secret of glass --
Unpainting the peacocks --
The story of Abdullah --
Face to face with the Taliban --
A letter from Kabul.
Responsibility: Christina Lamb.
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Award-winning journalist Lamb chronicles the human stories behind the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan in this intensely moving and evocative book. LambUs unique perspective on Afghanistan, and her passion for the people she writes about make this the definitive account of the extraordinarily tragic plight of a proud people.

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