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A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar

Label
A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story
Title
A fort of nine towers
Title remainder
an Afghan family story
Statement of responsibility
Qais Akbar Omar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young Afghan man's memoir of his family and country in which the horrors and perils he faced, his imprisonment, and his quiet resistance explore life in a country whose history has become deeply entwined with the United States, but has eluded understanding
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Omar, Qais Akbar
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Omar, Qais Akbar
  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
Label
A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The holy warriors. In the time before ; Allah-hu-Akbar ; The other side of the mountain ; To be a family again ; The long road home ; Under the earth -- Flight. The North ; The garden of Hamza's father ; Inside the head of Buddha ; Borderlands ; My teacher ; Caravan -- In the time of Shaitan. The gold ; Wakeel ; Inferno ; The dog -- The triumph of madness. A new kind of justice ; The prison ; A precious jewel ; The length of a hair ; The secret of the pigeons ; University of Taliban ; Grandfather ; One knot at a time ; A change in the air -- A journey still
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
xii, 396 pages
Isbn
9781250043658
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849210345
  • (OCoLC)ocn849210345
  • 742918
Label
A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar
Publication
Contents
The holy warriors. In the time before ; Allah-hu-Akbar ; The other side of the mountain ; To be a family again ; The long road home ; Under the earth -- Flight. The North ; The garden of Hamza's father ; Inside the head of Buddha ; Borderlands ; My teacher ; Caravan -- In the time of Shaitan. The gold ; Wakeel ; Inferno ; The dog -- The triumph of madness. A new kind of justice ; The prison ; A precious jewel ; The length of a hair ; The secret of the pigeons ; University of Taliban ; Grandfather ; One knot at a time ; A change in the air -- A journey still
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Picador edition.
Extent
xii, 396 pages
Isbn
9781250043658
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849210345
  • (OCoLC)ocn849210345
  • 742918

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