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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
Author
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
Summary
This memoir from a carpet designer in Kabul describes his childhood before the Mujahedin took over, being kidnapped, camping in caves and his employing neighborhood girls while teaching them literature and science in his secret shop under Taliban rule
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10171905
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 958.104092
  • B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT1878.O63
LC item number
A3 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
an Afghan childhood
Label
A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849210345
  • (OCoLC)ocn849210345
  • 568172
Label
A fort of nine towers : an Afghan family story, Qais Akbar Omar
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
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
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849210345
  • (OCoLC)ocn849210345
  • 568172

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