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Sewing Circles of Herat A Personal Voyage Through Afghanistan

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ISBN-10: 0060505273

ISBN-13: 9780060505271

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christina Lamb, Van Dusen

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Book details

List price: $16.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Christina Lamb received a degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University. She has been a foreign correspondent for more than 20 years, living in Pakistan, Brazil and South Africa first for the Financial Times then the Sunday Times. She has received numerous awards including Young Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards for her coverage of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan in 1988, the Foreign Press Association award for reporting on Zimbabwean teachers forced into prostitution, the Amnesty International award for the plight of street children in Rio, and the Prix Bayeux Calvados in 2007. She has written several books including The Africa House, House of…    

Acknowledgements
List of Illustrations
Map
Family Tree
Beginnings
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
Bibliography
Index