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Curfewed night : one Kashmiri journalist's frontline account of life, love and war in his homeland

Author: Basharat Peer
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Curfewed Night is a brave and unforgettable piece of literary reporting that reveals the personal stories behind one of the most brutal conflicts in modern times. Since 1989, when the separatist movement exploded, more than seventy thousand people have been killed in the battle between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. Born and raised in the war-torn region, Basharat Peer brings this little-known part of the world to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Basharat Peer; Basharat Peer
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Basharat Peer
ISBN: 9781439109106 1439109109
OCLC Number: 419815321
Description: 223 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Memory. Fragile fairyland ; Freedom songs ; Very long miles ; Bunkeristan ; Shalimar express ; A close call ; Situation ; The trial --
Part 2: Journeys. I see you again ; City of no joy ; Papa-2 ; Heroes ; Price of life ; In the courtyards of faith ; The missing shiva ; The black blanket --
Epilogue.
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Curfewed Night is a brave and unforgettable piece of literary reporting that reveals the personal stories behind one of the most brutal conflicts in modern times. Since 1989, when the separatist movement exploded, more than seventy thousand people have been killed in the battle between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. Born and raised in the war-torn region, Basharat Peer brings this little-known part of the world to life in haunting, vivid detail. -- From book jacket.

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