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

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
Title variation
Fort of 9 towers
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
DLC
Dewey number
  • 958.104092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT1878.O63
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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
Control code
ocn810273594
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 396 p.
Isbn
9780374157647
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012034566
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)810273594
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
Control code
ocn810273594
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 396 p.
Isbn
9780374157647
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012034566
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)810273594

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